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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a method of stimulating the brain with electricity to treat some types of severe mental…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Sensory processing disorder (SPD) affects how your brain processes sensory information, such as things you see, hear, smell, taste, or…

  • Tics and Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette syndrome causes a person to involuntarily make repeated twitches, movements, or sounds called tics that begin in childhood.

  • Neurofibromatosis

    Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder. It affects your nervous system and nerve cells. The condition produces tumors on your…

  • CT Head Scan

    A CT (computed tomography) or CAT (computerized axial tomography) head scan looks inside your head and neck. CT and CAT…

  • Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a kind of movement disorder. It affects the nervous system and causes problems with muscle movement.

  • Bell’s Palsy

    Bell’s palsy is a condition that temporarily paralyzes the side of your face. It can affect all or part of…

  • Neural Tube Defects

    Neural tube defects (NTDs) are birth defects in a baby’s spine, spinal cord, or brain. They occur when a fetus’…

  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system. It causes shaking movements that you can’t control, most often in…

  • Burners

    Burners are minor injuries to the nerves between your neck and shoulder. They send a burning sensation down your arm…

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can be caused by an accident or disease. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and outlook of…

  • Mad Cow Disease

    Mad cow disease is an extremely rare disease spread by eating beef from a diseased cow. It progresses quickly and…

  • Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that affects your neck and shoulder muscles. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can be mild, moderate, or severe. Learn about the types of injuries, as well as possible…