Related Conditions

Stroke

Stroke - where a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts - is a serious condition that requires clinical care by a physician or other health care professional; brain damage can occur within minutes of having a stroke.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the brain and spinal cord, where the protective covering (myelin) on nerves in the brain and spinal cord is damaged, causing messages traveling along affected nerves to slow or stop.

Brain Tumor

Your body is constantly growing new cells to replace older ones. A tumor occurs when cells begin to grow abnormally and without control.

Back and Neck Pain

Back or neck pain can range from a mild, dull, annoying ache, to persistent, severe disabling pain that can restrict mobility and interfere with your quality of life.You should always consult your health care provider if you have persistent pain.

Spinal tumor

Spinal tumors are growths that develop on the bones and ligaments of the spine, on the spinal cord, or on nerve roots. These tumors can be noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).

Kyphosis

An abnormally curved upper back, or dowager's hump, develops when the bones of the upper spine (vertebrae) become thin and brittle (known as osteoporosis) and collapse on each other.