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Neurological Diseases

There are a wide variety of neurological diseases affecting the brain and nervous system. Understanding the specifics can help you navigate diagnostic tests and choose the best course of treatment.
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Chiari Malformation: Overview and More
Physical therapy after encephalitis
Encephalitis: Overview and More
Rib pain
Intercostal Neuralgia: Overview and More
Child in wheelchair and woman enjoying a day out
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Coping, Support, and Living Well
Is it possible to live indepentently with spinal musclar atrophy?
Living Independently With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Photo of a woman stretching her median nerve.
Nerve Flossing In Physical Therapy
Lumbar injection
Spinraza (Nusinersen): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
Borrelia causes Lyme disease
Lyme Neuroborreliosis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Elderly man examined by an ophthalmologist
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Causes and Risk Factors
Neuromyelitis optica syndrome disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Treated
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Diagnosed
Optician looking into patients eyes
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Boy getting an eye exam at the optician
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Midsection Of Woman Holding Her Arm While Standing Against White Background
Parsonage-Turner Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
eastern equine encephalitis affects both horses and humans
Eastern Equine Encephalitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
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Posterior Cortical Atrophy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Boy in a wheelchair with his mom
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): Causes and Risk Factors
Muslim woman drinking sports drink after working out in park on fall afternoon
Dysgeusia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Dyskinesia diagnosis
Dyskinesia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Child who is sick
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Myelin degeneration
Demyelination: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Child in hospital with leg weakness
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Physical therapist examining boy (6-7), studio shot, close up
Cerebral Palsy: Signs, Symptoms and Complications
A forgetful man trying to remember something
Understanding the Psychiatric Aspects of Liver Disease
Mother putting leg brace on small daughter with Cerebral Palsy
How Cerebral Palsy Is Diagnosed
Newborn with Mom in NICU
Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Girl with Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Mom caring for son with ALS
Caring for Someone With ALS
Doctor explaining report on tablet computer to family in clinic
CIPA Disease: When a Person Can't Feel Pain
Teen with Juvenile Huntington's Disease
Juvenile Huntington's Disease: Symptoms and Treatment
Man with Huntington's disease watching his daughter on swing along with wife
Drugs to Treat Huntington's Disease
The impairments associated with cerebral palsy may lead to specific behavior problems.
Cerebral Palsy: Coping, Support, and Living Well
Boy with cerebral palsy paints pictures using his mouth
How Cerebral Palsy Is Treated
Niemann-Pick Disease Symptoms
What Is Niemann-Pick Disease?
Man holding leg
Causes and Treatment of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome