Nerves carry electrical signals from one part of the body to another, helping us move, breathe, and more. Explore how different nerves look and work.
Doctor examining patient's throat in ward
Superior Laryngeal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, Treatment
Bell's palsy affects the geniculate ganglion
Geniculate Ganglion: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Rheumatoid arthritis, general practitioner examining patient and hand for signs of rheumatoid arthri
Anterior Interosseus Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Exercising lats
Thoracodorsal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Dental drilling of lower tooth
Inferior Alveolar Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Human brain x-ray - stock photo
Maxillary Nerve: Anatomy, Location, and Function
TMJ pain
Auriculotemporal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, Treatment
Tilting head
The Accessory Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Shoulder pain
Suprascapular Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Looking to side uses the abducens nerve
Abducens Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Rear View of Woman Stretching After Indoor Cycling
Musculocutaneous Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Spinal cord
Spinal Cord: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Cranial Nerves
Cranial Nerves: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
illustration showing the structures of the brachial plexus
Brachial Plexus: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Photo of a doctor examining a man's shoulder.
Long Thoracic Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Astrocytes
Astrocytes: Anatomy, Location, and Function
Adduction machine for inner thighs
The Obturator Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Eye rolls and winks
The Oculomotor Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Ability to speak
Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, Treatment
Tasting and swallowing
Glossopharyngeal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, Treatment
Tasting
Chorda Tympani Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
A woman points one foot and flexes the other.
Deep Peroneal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
A woman's calf is colored red along the outside, where the superficial peroneal nerve runs.
Superficial Peroneal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
A young woman sticks her tongue out.
Hypoglossal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Back problems.
Sciatic Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Physiotherapist, chiropractor doing a cranial sacral therapy to a man patient. Activating trigeminal nerve. Osteopathy.
The Trigeminal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Help your skin along
Facial Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
A woman's calf is colored red along the outside, where the superficial peroneal nerve runs.
Common Peroneal Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
median nerve
Median Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Synapse illustration
Synapses in the Nervous System
Nerve pain
Trigeminal Ganglion: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Man and doctor
Spinal Nerves: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Woman stretching neck
Cervical Plexus: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Cropped shot of young woman scratching her forearm with fingers
Radial Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Running through a treatment plan with a patient
Phrenic Nerve: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Male runner stretching his thigh muscle
The Lumbar Plexus: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment