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Nervous System Disorders

ADHD
ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common neurobehavioral problem that affects children as well as some adults.Some research suggests that the cause of...
ALS
ALS
All voluntary movement in the body is controlled by the brain. Nerve cells in the brain, called upper motor neurons, initiate movement through the release...
Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers Disease
The healthy brain is made up of millions of interconnecting nerve cells, called neurons. Neurons constantly communicate with each other by sending signals through tentacle-like...
Anatomy of the Spine
Anatomy of the Spine
The spine is a column of bones that forms the axial skeleton; this framework provides strong, yet flexible support for the trunk of the body...
Botulism
Botulism
Botulism is a rare, but serious type of food poisoning caused by an organism called Bacterium clostridium. The organism generally exists in a dormant state...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The carpal tunnel is a tight, narrow, C-shaped passageway in the wrist that is made up of tiny bones and ligaments.Some of the tendons and...
CAT Scans
CAT Scans
A CAT scan is used to detect both bone and soft tissue damage. During the procedure, three-dimensional anatomical imagery is created by utilizing x-ray technology.X-rays...
Cochlear Implants
Cochlear Implants
When sound waves reach the ear, they are gathered by the funnel-shaped outer ear and channeled into the middle ear.As sound passes to the middle...
Depression
Depression
The brain is composed of millions of interconnecting nerve cells called neurons. In order for a person to think, move, or feel, these neurons must...
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy
The human nervous system consists of vast network of specialized tissue including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves which connect and control all the organs...
Drug Addiction
Drug Addiction
The brain is composed of millions of interconnecting nerve cells, called neurons. In order for the brain to function so that a person can think,
Electrodiagnostics
Electrodiagnostics
Electrodiagnostic testing evaluates muscle symptoms that may result from injury or disease to either nerves or muscles in the body. Symptoms can include muscle pain,
Epidural Anesthesia
Epidural Anesthesia
At the culmination of approximately 40 weeks of pregnancy, a woman will begin to experience labor. Labor signifies the impending delivery of the baby.
Epilepsy
Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions.The healthy brain is made up of millions...
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss
During normal hearing, sound waves travel through the ear canal and strike the eardrum causing it to vibrate. The eardrum is attached to three tiny...
Hearing Test
Hearing Test
When sound waves reach the ear, they are gathered by the funnel-shaped outer ear and are channeled into the middle ear.At the entrance to the...
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The lower section of the spine is called...
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Fusion
The intervertebral discs make up one-fourth of your spinal column and act as the spine's shock absorbing system, protecting the vertebrae, spinal cord, and other...
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Laminectomy
A person's spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that house and protect the spinal cord. These vertebrae are separated and cushioned by intervertebral discs.When a...
Lumbar Surgery
Lumbar Surgery
The spine consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide stability to the torso. The lower section of the spine is called...
Meningitis
Meningitis
The brain is surrounded and protected by the bones of the skull, cranial meninges, and cerebrospinal fluid.Meningitis is the infection of the meninges, the membrane...
Migraine
Migraine
A migraine is a severe vascular headache that is usually worse on the sides of the head but can also occur on only one side...
MRI
MRI
When someone suffers from an internal ailment that cannot be detected by a traditional office examination, an MRI may be necessary.When an MRI is administered,
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
The central nervous system comprises nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain and spinal cord.A fatty product called myelin surrounds most nerves in the body.
Myelography
Myelography
The spinal cord is protected by the spine as it carries messages to and from the brain. However, even though the spinal cord is protected...
Parkinsons Disease
Parkinsons Disease
The brain is composed of gray and white matter containing millions of nerve cells. These nerve cells, or neurons, communicate through the release of chemicals...
Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation
Cigarette smoke contains more than 4,000 different chemicals, with nicotine being the primary component. Nicotine is a naturally occurring colorless liquid that comes from the...
Spinal Injections
Spinal Injections
When patients experience chronic and severe back pain, certain types of medications can be injected into the painful area of the spine in order to...
Spinal Problem Tests
Spinal Problem Tests
Accurate diagnosis of a spinal problem is imperative for proper medical care. A physician will analyze the patient’s medical history and conduct a thorough physical...
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
A person's spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae. These stacked vertebrae form a canal that protects the delicate spinal cord.Sometimes, the canal, which holds the...
Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that run from the base of the brain all the way down the back. They are responsible...
Stroke
Stroke
As with all organs in the body, the brain needs oxygen and nutrients in order to function properly. These life-sustaining products are delivered to the...
Tennis Elbow
Tennis Elbow
The skeletal system is the framework for the body. It gives the body shape, protects internal organs, and allows movement.Movement is accomplished by an interaction...