Category Archives: Knowledge

Language Disorders/Aphasia

Disclaimer: This information sheet is for education purposes only. Please consult with your doctor or other health professional to make sure this information is right for your child. What are they? Language refers to the understanding and use of words … Continue reading

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Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless ‘Defects,’ Study Finds

, March 13 (HealthDay News) — Even though expensive MRIs produce very detailed images for assessing back pain, they may not be very good at evaluating results after treatment, research suggests. Many physicians order an MRI before and after treatment … Continue reading

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Intense acupuncture can improve muscle recovery in patients with Bell palsy

Patients with Bell palsy who received acupuncture that achieves de qi, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of life, according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Brain

Brain Anatomy BRAIN Brain acts as a control center by receiving, interpreting, and directing sensory information throughout the body. There are three major divisions of the brain. They are the forebrain, the midbrain, and the hindbrain. Intelligence, creativity, emotion, and … Continue reading

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Sciatica – Overview

If you suddenly start feeling pain in your lower back or hip that radiates to the back of your thigh and into your leg, you may have a protruding (herniated) disk in your spinal column that is pressing on the … Continue reading

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Learning About Parkinson’s Disease

What do we know about heredity and Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological condition that typically causes tremor and/or stiffness in movement. The condition affects about 1 to 2 percent of people over the age of 60 years … Continue reading

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Neuralgia explained

Neuralgia is pain in a nerve pathway. The pain may be triggered by nerve injury or particular disorders including shingles, infection, injury or syphilis. In many cases, the cause isn’t known. Neuralgia can be managed with medication, physical therapies or surgery Continue reading

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NINDS Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page

  Synonym(s):   Tic Douloureux Condensed from Trigeminal Neuralgia Fact Sheet   What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?   Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also called tic douloureux, is a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning or shock-like face pain.  The pain seldom lasts … Continue reading

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) – Management

Management of CFS Introduction Managing chronic fatigue syndrome can be as complex as the illness itself. There is no cure, no prescription drugs have been developed specifically for CFS, and symptoms can vary a lot over time. Thus, people with … Continue reading

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Brain Fog Causes

There are times when we are firing on all cylinders, when we feel alert, focused and on the ball and inevitably these times see us being highly productive and creative and achieving a lot. Then there are the other times, … Continue reading

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