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Dr. Jack Jallo, MD

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Jack Jallo practices Neurological Surgery in Philadelphia, PA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Jallo prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.
Dr. Jack Jallo, MD
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Accepting new patients

Does elevating feet help neuropathy?

This depends on the cause of the neuropathy. Many conditions can cause neuropathy and it is important to identify the cause with your primary doctor or neurologist.

Is surgery for spina bifida throughout an infant's life?

There is an increased chance of requiring future surgery depending on the type of spina bifida. This is best discussed with a pediatric neurosurgeon.

How long should it take for a fractured vertebra to heal?

Three months to fully heal, but we only brace for 8 weeks unless there is instability.

How long does it take for neuropathy to go away?

Neuropathy can be caused by many conditions and improvement depends on the underlying cause. This should be evaluated with your primary doctor or neurologist.

How long does it take to recover from ulnar nerve surgery?

Everyone is different, but most are back to usual activities in 2 – 3 months.

Does exercise help nerve regeneration?

Yes, exercise and activity will help nerves recover.