Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
Finding out that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis can be both devastating and relieving at the same time. The relief comes at finally knowing why the patient has been suffering with the tremendous variety of symptoms that accompany this disease. To help you learn how to
If you suffer from nerve pain (neuropathy) due to diabetes, getting proper exercise is important to ensure good health and joint flexibility. While exercising with nerve sensitivity can be more challenging, there are several forms of exercise that can actually help you reduce the amount of discomfor
Positional plagiocephaly has been on the rise in recent years, as more infants are being positioned on their backs for sleep. Are current recommendations being clearly and effectively delivered?
Larger message: Better cardiovascular health benefits the brain, expert says
Sciatica refers to leg pain, tingling, numbness or weakness that travels down the sciatic nerve from the lower back through the buttocks and down the back of the leg. It usually affects only one side of the body. Although most cases of sciatica get better on their own over time, epidural injections
A comprehensive understanding of the VEGF-A pathway and its modulators may hold the key to an effective therapeutic approach to treating peritumoral brain edema associated with meningiomas.
A spinal cord stimulator is an electronic device implanted next to the spine to help treat chronic back pain. The device, also called a dorsal column stimulator, has wires that deliver a low-level electrical current directly to the spinal cord area. The technology has been in use for more than 30 ye
Treatment options for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis are evolving rapidly. This article summarizes the many novel and emerging disease-modifying treatments currently in trials.
Peter Pressman, M.D. has been interested in the brain and neurology since college. He also has a long-standing interest in scientific education. As a fellow and clinical instructor in neurology, Dr. Pressman is passionate about raising awareness of the nervous system and neurological diseases.
Recognition of the nonmotor clinical manifestations of PD is critical to early diagnosis. In this review, the premotor phase will be described, and suggested initiation of therapies will be discussed
Immunoadsorption looks to be a promising treatment for corticosteroid-refractory optic neuritis in MS patients, selectively eliminating pathogenic antibodies while sparing other plasma proteins.