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Dr. Steven Beer

Neurosurgery
Cheyenne, WY
34 years experience male

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Cheyenne, WY

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1950 Bluegrass Circle, Cheyenne, WY
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Neurosurgery, Spine surgery

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Neurosurgery

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50 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Foot drop: If the nerves which cause the muscles of the foot to dorsiflex are irritated as part of the sciatica then a footdrop can develop. Typically if the L4... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Cisternogram: Ct cisternography is a procedure used to identify subtle leaks of spinal fluid along the skull base. Images are obtained in various orientations and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
LP: A lumbar puncture is a procedure in which a physician will insert a needle into the spinal canal to collect spinal fluid. After a hole is placed into... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
A: A common myth about palliative care is that everyone is basically giving up. On the contrary!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Facet pain: The two should be similarly effective. The question I have is whether the medicine got to the right place or if perhaps the facet injection was not co... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Numbness: I am assuming your numbness is near the incision which you had for the surgery. If that is the case numbness as a result of having the small cutaneous... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Discectomy vs. fusio: The simplest solution is to have the disk removed by a micro discectomy procedure. If you have a long history of back pain which predominates over le... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Vertigo: Vestibular neuritis, can be a paroxysmal, single attack of vertigo, a series of attacks, or a persistent condition which diminishes over three to six ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
No: Generally the voice quality will improve. The working vocal cord hypertrophies over time and this makes up for the lost mobility of the vocal cord ass... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
DBS: Deep brain stimulation (dbs) may be recommended for some individuals with dystonia, especially when medications do not sufficiently alleviate symptoms... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Possible stone?: I would have concern that different pain in the flank area or alongside the back could represent symptoms from something like a kidney stone. I would ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Hydrocephalus: On the contrary, hydrocephalus would be more likely to make you have nausea and vomiting. Pressure in the head would cause headaches then make you fe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Herniated disk: The majority of the time herniated discs will heal on their own if you give them enough time. Physical therapy and inflammatory medications as well a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Post trauma headache: Headaches often occur as a result of head trauma. Patients who have a history of headaches like migraines frequently experience an increase in the fre... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Carpal tunnel. : Carpal tunnel surgery is usually minimally uncomfortable. I often encourage patients to get back to work early limiting activity based on the pain var... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Sleep paralysis: Yes. In fact there is thought to be a genetic predisposition to developing the disorder. Many people with sleep disorders do not have waking paralys... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Temporal lobe surger: Generally speaking memory loss and cognitive problems that are noticed after temporal love surgery for epilepsy become less troublesome over time. Stu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Botulism: Botulism which results in severe abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, swallowing trouble, difficulty breathing and even death. The problem occurs whe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Low toxicity: Dmso can be toxic at high doses. The compound is useful clinically as a topical treatment for diseases such as arthritis and it has also been used int... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Shingles or radic?: I agree shingles may be the cause. If he ever had a "rash" in this area recurrent burning pain without the rash occurs commonly. If a nerve exiting th... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Hyperhydrosis: Botox injections in the underarm area has been employed to reduce sweating. Sweaty palms have been treated by cutting the sympathetic nerves in the th... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Weakness: Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. Paralysis can be accompanied by a loss of feeling (sensory loss) in the affected area if... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Low back pain: Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. P... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
HIVD: Sounds like you have a free fragment of herniated disk. The good news is that fragments can be absorbed over time. The bad news is that pain and weakn... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Variable course: Bells palsy typically runs its course over 4-12 weeks. Keep in mind however that the condition can remain permanent. Usually the weakness in the face... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Vitamins : Vitamin b 6 i believe is the most well- known holistic remedy out there in the "vitamin" group. Supplements like acetyl-l-carnithine have been shown t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
UTI?: I don't think a urinary tract infection would last that long. Certainly there are cases in which relatively benign infections can become chronic probl... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Stones vs. spasms: Clearly back problems can result in flank region discomfort. However my concern in that location is always whether or not the symptoms could be origin... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Clonazepam: Clonazepam can be one of the most difficult drugs to wean yourself away from. In my experience the side effects from stopping the medication can be ov... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Bowel spasm: Hyoscyamine is a prescription medication which relaxes smooth muscle and can reduce pain with bowell spasms. Talk to your doctor about prescribing the... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
No: I am unaware of specific known genetic relationships. Reaarch points to abnormalities in certain brain regions (including the basal ganglia, frontal ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Back or neck pain: Back or neck pain with associated leg or arm pain respectively. Pain may be associated with numbness or tingling. Changing positions of the back or ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Diarrhea : Back conditions are generally not associated with diarrhea. I would have concern that there might be something going on in the abdomen which is causin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Conservative care: I usually suggest conservative care with physical therapy and possible a epidural cortisone for the majority of my patients. Eighty percent of disk he... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Carpal tunnel : Carpal tunnel syndrome results from pressure on the median nerve as it travels through the bones of the wrist. Typical symptoms include numbness and t... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Perineal nerve: Perineal nerve release is a straight forward procedure in which an incision is made starting along the lateral side of the knee extending down the le... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Pain and hypertensio: Pain frequently causes blood pressure to elevate. It would be unusual for any specific spine problem to be associated with hypertension. If a headac... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Whiplash: Neck pain from whiplash injuries is one of the most difficult problems overcome. Usual treatments with medications like anti-inflammatory medications ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Crunch: From the standpoint of the observer i suspect "thud" would be descriptive. The recipient on the other hand would likely experience a crunch sound or c... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Back pain : The short answer is yes. When pregnant, back pain and delayed light menstruation can occur with implantation of the fetus. Whether or not your pregnan... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Disinhibition: Head injured patients particularly those who have injuries to the frontal lobe can suffer from a condition called disinhibition. In this condition the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Stroke: Repetitive motions working on the are where weakness exists will help. Be aware that depression and the loss of effort and or hope can be detrimental ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Pruritis?: Prurits is the medical term for "ichy". Generally it does not occur with a pinched nerve.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Not really: Neuroleptics are the mainstay for treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Lobectomy: If a region of the brain has been removed it is usually for a good reason such as to stop seizures or to make space if there is swelling for example. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Sleep paralysis: Yes. In fact there is thought to be a genetic predisposition to developing the disorder. Many people with sleep disorders do not have waking paralys... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Aging spine: No you will not. The presence of degenerative changes and / or buldging disks is not uncommon as we grow older. In fact the changes which are often i... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Stroke symptoms. : Strokes can cause symptoms ranging from almost undetectable problems to complete loss of function on one side of the body. Usually strokes cause chang... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Hallucinating sleep: Yes you can hallucinate during sleep cycles as you enter or emerge from sleep. Typically the hallucinations associated with sleep paralysis are more t... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
MRI and stroke: Yes, mri's are excellent studies which detect ischemia or deceased blood flow to the brain prior to the development of a stroke and the study is also ... Read More

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Aug 28, 2021
I’m haven really bad back & side pains I was hoping u can do something for me please
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for your time! Hopefully it will get better! :)
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Thanks your answer was very helpful and I will be making an appt with my family dr.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

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Top Doctor, First Place, Wyoming - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Wyoming - Summer
2013
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