Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
People with PD are at substantial risk for falling, yet many are unaware of common risk factors for falls.
Many people experience the spinning sensation of vertigo. The loss of balance it causes puts you at risk for falling and can also affect your quality of life if your fear of falling leads to a less active lifestyle.Vertigo may be a lifelong symptom of conditions such as Ménière's disease or ...
In neurosurgery, a number of invasive techniques may be used prior to the resection to delineate brain areas that are indispensable (that is, critical) for normal motor and language function to prevent postoperative functional deficits.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system, leading to distortions or interruptions in nerve impulses. When diagnosing a patient with MS, a physician should find damage to the central nervous system in the form of at least one lesion.
Procedures to cure spinal injuries involve medication and other therapeutic measures that aim to reinvigorate the nerves around the injured spine. This helps the patient regain his former life as much as possible and as soon as possible. Treatment methods also include taking appropriate steps in ord
While there are many effective anti-seizure drugs, none have been shown to prevent epilepsy after stroke, TBI, or in brain tumors. What's the status of research, and where do we go from here?
Anterior screw fixation of the dens has entered the surgical armamentarium for the management of odontoid fractures, a subject of surgical controversy.
Intracerebral hemorrhage is frequently complicated by acute hydrocephalus, necessitating emergency CSF diversion. What factors might predict the need for ventricular shunt placement?