Disease and Conditions

 

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the joints between the vertebrae of the spine, and the joints between the spine and the pelvis.

 

Central Pain Syndrome

Central Pain Syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage specifically to the central nervous system — brain, brainstem, or spinal cord.

 

CRPS and RSD

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy are often argued to be separate syndromes, but some authorities say they are one in the same.

 

Faulty Muscle Repair and Musculear Dystrophies

A recent study shows that a protein defective in two types of late-onset MD plays a critical role in the normal repair of muscles.

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a serious chronic and progressive illness affecting your body's nerves to the point it can render a person disabled.

 

Paralysis - Christopher Reeve

The most famous case of paralysis in recent history is that of Christopher Reeve -- Superman to movie fans.

 

The Levels Of Paralysis

There is a public perception that paralysis means limbs just lie quietly. dead. They don't.

 

Restless Leg Syndrome

It feels like bugs are crawling on your legs, especially on the calves. Your legs tickle. They itch. You move them, trying to alleviate the sensation. You have the urge to keep moving your legs as you seek relief.

 

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia, also called tic douloureux, is a condition that affects the trigeminal nerve (the 5th cranial nerve), one of the largest nerves in the head.

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