4th Annual Brain Aneurysm 3k Mini Walk & Fair set for Sept. 23, 2017

This Saturday, Sept. 23, brain aneurysm patients, survivors, family members and friends will walk to raise awareness and a little money while celebrating lives and recoveries at the 4th annual Brain Aneurysm 3k Mini Walk & Fair.

The walk will begin and end at Vine Street Park in St. Bernard. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the walk at 10:30 a.m. The fair concludes at 1:30 p.m.

The walk is presented by the Tri-State Brain Aneurysm Support Group, one of the first such support groups in the United States.

Registration is $10.

YouTube: Treatment options for unruptured aneurysms >

A brain aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge of an artery wall. As an aneurysm grows, it puts pressure on nearby structures and may eventually rupture, according to the Mayfield Clinic. Most people find out they have an unruptured aneurysm by chance during a scan for some other problem. The risk of rupture varies depending on the aneurysm location and size. Treatment options include observation, clipping, coiling, or bypass.

Approximately 5 percent of the population may have or may develop a brain aneurysm. About 20,000 Americans will experience a ruptured aneurysm in a given year. Risk factors include family history and tobacco use.

More information: TSBAconnex.org

Sponsors of the Brain Aneurysm Walk: Mayfield Brain & Spine, Evokes Neuromonitoring, Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati and West Chester, Ace Medical Co., Stryker, MicroVention, Belcan, Kelsey Chevrolet, and Cumulus Media.


Mayfield Brain & Spine is the full-service patient care provider of the Mayfield Clinic, one of the nation's leading physician organizations for neurosurgical treatment, education, and research. With more than 20 specialists in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, and physical therapy, Mayfield Brain & Spine treats 20,000 patients from 35 states and 13 countries in a typical year. Mayfield physicians specialize in the treatment of back and neck pain, sciatica, Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, NPH, epilepsy, brain and spinal tumors, stroke, moyamoya, brain aneurysms, Chiari malformation, scoliosis, kyphosis, facial pain, facial twitch, trauma, concussion, spinal cord injury, and carpal tunnel. As leading innovators in their field, Mayfield physicians have pioneered surgical procedures and instrumentation that have revolutionized the medical art of neurosurgery for spinal diseases and disorders, brain tumors, and neurovascular diseases and disorders. For more information, visit www.MayfieldClinic.com.



The walk will begin and end at Vine Street Park in St. Bernard. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the walk at 10:30 a.m. The fair concludes at 1:30 p.m.