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Neurological Surgery

Neurological Disorders, Surgery ... Neurological surgery is used to treat disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves. The healthcare ... encompasses disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves, including the following: The extracranial and ... neurological surgery, neurosurgery

Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology

neurosurgery? Neurosurgery is a type of surgery that treats problems of the brain and nerves. The ... imaging to diagnose and treat conditions of the brain and spinal cord.  These doctors are trained in ... neurosurgery; radiology; catheters; spinal cord; minimally invasive; coiling

A Quick Look at Reflexes

forward, seemingly on its own. And in a sense, your leg has a mind of its own — in your spinal cord ... spinal cord. But some are in the motor centers of your brain. They work to protect your body from injury ... reflexes, reaction and reflexes, brain and reflexes

Take the Spine Health Quiz

by ligaments and muscles, which keep the spine stable. The spinal cord runs within the spine ... . Spinal nerves branch off from the cord and emerge through the spaces between the vertebrae. These nerves

Take the Nervous System Quiz

, our emotions, our senses, and our movements. The brain, nerves, and spinal cord are all members of ... , nerves and spinal cord are all members of this important process. How much do you know about the ... nervous system; central nervous system; brain; spinal cord; nerves;

Spinal Cord Tumor Overview

tumors can cause problems with the nearby nerves, blood vessels, and bones. Some spinal cord tumors ... spinal cord or nerves. A spinal cord tumor may be called primary. This means the cancer started in


brain to the body. Nerves spread out from the spinal cord, sending and receiving this information ... cushion. Your spinal column houses your spinal cord and helps protect it from injury. The spinal cord

Epidermoid Cyst of the Brain or Spinal Cord

*Cyst Epidermoid Brain Spinal Cord ... the brain or spinal cord is usually treated with surgery. If the cyst is not completely removed ... Brain or Spinal Cord An epidermoid cyst is the growth of normal tissue in an abnormal place in the ... 90286;epidermoid cyst;brain cyst;spinal cord cyst;benign cyst

Overview of Nervous System Disorders

nerves. In addition to the brain and spinal cord, principal organs of the nervous system include ... : Central nervous system. This consists of the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral nervous system

Bladder and Bowel Incontinence

, nerves tell certain muscles when to tense up and when to relax. Nerves in the spinal cord send ... affect the nerves and muscles that control the bladder and bowel. Bladder incontinence can be caused by

Understanding Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Spinal Cord Injury ... and feeling in the body. The nerves exit and enter the spinal cord through spaces between the bones ... A spinal cord injury can cause reduced feeling and movement in certain parts of the body depending ... 41171; Understanding Spinal Cord Injury (SCI); understanding SCI; understanding Spinal cord injury; spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury: Treatment and Rehabilitation

movement in muscles and joints. It may help some people with spinal cord injuries regain some function ... treatment center for rehabilitation. Spinal Cord Injury: Treatment and Rehabilitation ... 85321; spinal cord injury: treatment and rehabilitation; spinal cord injury treatment; spinal cord ... injury rehabilitation; treatment and rehab, spinal cord injury

Anatomy of the Spinal Cord

Made up of bundles of nerves, the spinal cord carries signals from your body to your brain, and ... steps to preserve the health of your spine and the spinal cord nerves within it. Car crash injuries ... spinal cord, central nervous system; nerve signals; cerebrospinal fluid; meninges;

Types of Brain Tumors in Children

*Tumor Types Brain Ch ... ventricles make fluid that helps protect the brain and spinal cord. Optic nerve gliomas  form near ... .  These are tumors that grow in the outer linings (meninges) of the brain and spinal cord. These tumors ... 40179; types of brain tumors in children; brain tumors, types, child; brain tumor, grading, child


lamina. This takes pressure off nerves in the low back and helps reduce symptoms. A similar surgery ... usually done to remove pressure from the spinal cord or the nerve roots. It can also be done to access a ... Neurosurgery; Back; Orthopaedics; Surgery; spine surgery; laminectomy; or1044a; 82372

Neurogenic Bladder

messages between the bladder and the spinal cord and brain. The messages tell the bladder muscles to ... your brain, spinal cord, and bladder. He or she will review your health history and do a physical

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): Managing Pain

Spinal Cord Injury Managing Pain ... and the nervous system. Treating this pain is important. Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): Managing Pain ... , burning, or sharp, stabbing pain. Pain from the spinal cord or brain. This is felt below the level ... 41197; spinal cord injury (SCI): managing pain; SCI, managing pain; spinal cord injury, managing pain

Spinal Stenosis

each other, they form a canal that protects and supports the spinal cord. Nerves, called nerve roots ... Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves, resulting ... spinal stenosis; low back pain; back pain; spine; spinal cord; spinal canal; osteoarthritis; herniated disk; rheumatoid arthritis

Neurological Complications of HIV

major inflammation in the body. This inflammation can harm the spinal cord and brain. It can also ... infection, like shingles, and inflammation in the brain and spinal cord. The condition progressive

Understanding Spinal Cord Disease

*Spinal Cord Disease ... system. It relays messages between the brain and body. Problems with the spinal cord can cause a loss ... Spinal cord disease can cause a loss of sensation and movement. Learn more about resources that ... 41207; understanding spinal cord disease; spinal cord disease

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