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Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350716

May 4th, 2022 - Overview Scoliosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sidewa...

Bell's palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370034

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test for Bell's palsy. Your health care provider will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by closing your eyes, lifting your brow, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements. Other conditions — such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease, inflammatory conditions and tumors — can cause facial muscle weakness that mimics Bell's palsy....

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370028

May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Rett syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rett-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377233

May 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing Rett syndrome involves careful observation of your child's growth and development and answering questions about medical and family history. The diagnosis is usually considered when slowing of head growth is noticed or loss of skills or developmental milestones occurs. For a diagnosis of Rett syndrome, other conditions with similar symptoms must be ruled out. Evaluating othe...

Frontotemporal Dementia: What It Is, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21075-frontotemporal-dementia

Apr 21st, 2022 - Overview What is frontotemporal dementia? Frontotemporal dementia refers to a group of diseases that involve the deterioration of your brain's frontal and temporal lobes. As those areas deteriorate, you lose the abilities those parts controlled. People with FTD commonly lose control of their behavior or ability to speak and understand spoken language. People with FTD can fall under one of the t...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355655

Apr 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your vision, balance, coordination and reflexes, your doctor might request tests, including: Blood tests. These might help identify treatable causes of ataxia. Imaging studies. An MRI of the brain might help determine possible causes. An MRI c...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355659

Mar 18th, 2022 - Overview Cause of supranuclear palsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Cause of supranuclear palsy Cause of supranuclear palsy Deterioration of cells in the brainstem, cerebral cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia — a cluster of cells deep within your brain — is what causes the coordination and movement issues of progressive supranuclear palsy. Progressive supranuclear palsy is an uncommon brain dis...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355664

Mar 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis Progressive supranuclear palsy can be difficult to diagnose because signs and symptoms are similar to those of Parkinson's disease. Your doctor may suspect that you have progressive supranuclear palsy rather than Parkinson's disease if you: Don't have tremors Are having a lot of unexplained falls Have little or no response to Parkinson's medications Have difficulty moving your eyes, p...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355668

Mar 18th, 2022 - Progressive supranuclear palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Top specialists trained in neurology, speech pathology and movement disorders work together to diagnose and treat people with progressive supranuclear palsy at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience identifying speech problems that are a very early feature of progressiv...

Corticobasal Degeneration: Symptoms, Causes, T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22522-corticobasal-degeneration

Mar 16th, 2022 - Overview What is corticobasal degeneration? Corticobasal degeneration is a neurological (brain) disorder. It damages cells in your brain, causing parts of it to shrink (atrophy). The disease’s symptoms may first appear on one side of your body, but eventually affect both sides as the disease progresses. With progression, you gradually lose your ability to talk, swallow and move. The disease cou...

Corticobasal degeneration (corticobasal syndrome) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corticobasal-degeneration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20475446

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration (corticobasal syndrome) is made based on your signs and symptoms. However, your signs and symptoms could be due to another degenerative disease such as progressive supranuclear palsy, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. You may need an imaging test, such as a CT scan or MRI, to rule out these other conditions. Som...

Corticobasal degeneration (corticobasal syndrome) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corticobasal-degeneration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354767

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Overview Corticobasal degeneration, also called corticobasal syndrome, is a rare condition in which areas of your brain shrink and your nerve cells degenerate and die over time. The disease affects the area of the brain that processes information and brain structures that control movement. This degeneration results in growing difficulty in movement on one or both sides of your body. The conditi...

Neurogenic Bladder: Management
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15133-neurogenic-bladder

Feb 15th, 2022 - Overview What is neurogenic bladder? Your bladder is a hollow organ located in your pelvis or lower abdomen. One of the main jobs of your bladder is to store urine (pee). The other is to remove urine from your body in response to signals from your spinal cord and brain. Neurogenic bladder is the term for what happens when neurological (nervous system) conditions affect the way your bladder work...

Erb's Palsy: What Is it, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21986-erbs-palsy

Oct 20th, 2021 - Overview What is Erb’s palsy? Erb’s palsy is a nerve condition in the shoulder and arm that results in weakness or loss of muscle function. The brachial plexus is a group of five nerves that connect the spine to the arm and hand. These nerves allow your shoulder, arms and hands to feel and move. If these brachial plexus nerves don’t work well due to stretching or tearing, the condition is calle...

Cerebral palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354009

Sep 1st, 2021 - Cerebral palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, as well as other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat children and adults with cerebral palsy. Doctors collaborate with therapists, nurses, dietitians, physical and occup...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20353999?utm_campaign=Knowledge-panel&utm_content=Cerebral-palsy&utm_medium=abstract&utm_source=Google

Sep 1st, 2021 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with exaggerated reflexes, floppiness or spasticity of the limbs and trunk, unusua...

Cerebral palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354005

Sep 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy can become more apparent over time, so a diagnosis might not be made until a few months to a year after birth. In some cases where the signs and symptoms are mild, diagnosis may be delayed longer. If your family doctor or pediatrician suspects your child has cerebral palsy, he or she will evaluate your child's signs and symptoms, monitor growth and...