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Scoliosis and neurological disease

Gordon C. Robin

Scoliosis and neurological disease

by Gordon C. Robin

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

  • Scoliosis.,
  • Nervous system -- Diseases.,
  • Scoliosis -- Complications.,
  • Nervous system diseases -- Complications.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon C. Robin.
    LC ClassificationsRD771.S3 R6 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5196976M
    ISBN 100470729750
    LC Control Number75019283

      This single-volume reference covers the natural course, treatment, and management of all neurological diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord nerves and muscles. This comprehensive text reference seeks to assist physicians with treatment by providing an easy-to-use compendium covering the treatment and management of all neurological diseases. This is a list of major and frequently observed neurological disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease), symptoms (e.g., back pain), signs (e.g., aphasia) and syndromes (e.g., Aicardi syndrome).There is disagreement over the definitions and criteria used to delineate various disorders and whether some of these conditions should be classified as mental disorders or in other ways.

    Neurological complications are common in HIV disease. The spectrum of neurological disorders is broad and involves the central nervous system, or CNS (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system, or PNS (nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, and related muscle). Alexander Disease. Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a progressive, degenerative, genetic disease with multiple types, each of which could be considered a neurological condition in its own right. An estimated , people in the United States have a diagnosis of spinocerebellar ataxia at any given is hereditary, progressive, degenerative, and often fatal.

      Scoliosis causes a sideways curve of your backbone, or spine. These curves are often S- or C-shaped. Scoliosis is most common in late childhood and the early teens, when children grow fast. Girls are more likely to have it than boys. It can run in families. Symptoms include leaning to one side and having uneven shoulders and hips.   Idiopathic scoliosis (IS), the most common spinal deformity, affects otherwise healthy children and adolescents during growth. The aetiology is still unknown, although genetic factors are believed to be important. The present review corroborates the understanding of IS as a complex disease with a polygenic background. Presumably IS can be due to a spectrum of genetic risk variants, ranging.

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This book links basic, translational, and clinical research, covering the genetic, developmental, molecular, and cellular mechanisms underlying all major categories of brain. Scoliosis and neurological disease (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Scoliosis and neurological disease. Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. It is most often diagnosed in childhood or early adolescence.

The spine's normal curves occur at the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions in the so-called “sagittal” plane. These natural curves position the head over the pelvis and work as shock absorbers to distribute mechanical stress during movement.

Neuromuscular scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine caused by poor muscle control, neurological problems and other issues. Instead of a straight line down the middle of the back, a child with neuromuscular scoliosis has a spine that looks more like a letter “C.”.

Neurological condition, I suggest that you consult a doctor. The names of drugs appearing in the This book should be useful not only for the patient and the caretakers but also 15 Diseases of the Spinal Cord - Myelopathy 16 Multiple Sclerosis 17 Motor Neuron Disease 18 Neuropathy - P.

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It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action.

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Neuromuscular scoliosis (NMS) is a type of scoliosis that can occur in children who have medical conditions that impair their ability to control the muscles that support the spine.

A few of the more common conditions associated with NMS include muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida. Scoliosis Neurological exams should be thorough and routine. A Scoliosis neurological exam should include evaluation for pathological reflexes, ankle clonus, superficial abdominal reflexes, vestibular system function, oculomotor function, brainstem and cerebellar findings.

Chiari symptoms overlap with those of Meniere’s disease as well as. Category of Impairments, Neurological Disorders Epilepsy [Reserved] Vascular insult to the brain Benign brain tumors Parkinsonian syndrome Cerebral palsy Spinal cord disorders Multiple sclerosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Post-polio syndrome Myasthenia gravis To maintain this pillar, the spine requires a certain amount of support from surrounding muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.

When something goes awry with this surrounding support, the spine often suffers. In the case of neuromuscular scoliosis, diseases of the neurological and muscular systems can affect the healthy development of the spine. How one gets or develops any given type of scoliosis is largely do to the cause of the scoliosis (congenital scoliosis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord pathology, etc.); however, over 80% of all scoliosis cases are termed "idiopathic" (i.e.

of unknown cause), leading to questions about environmental, genetic, and hereditary causes. Spinal cord disorders cause various patterns of deficits depending on which nerve tracts within the cord or which spinal roots outside the cord are damaged.

Disorders affecting spinal nerves, but not directly affecting the cord, cause sensory or motor abnormalities or both only in the areas supplied by the affected spinal. neurological, when nerve abnormalities affect muscles in the spine Scoliosis can also be categorized as either structural or nonstructural.

In. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health: "Spina Bifida Information." National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease, "Scoliosis. Featuring an impressive array of medical and surgical perspectives, this valuable reference addresses the main topics of spinal disease and its management, from anatomy and physiology to neurology and rheumatology.

With contributions from over 40 established clinicians and pioneering researchers, Spinal Cord Diseases. Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. There are several different types of scoliosis that affect children and adolescents.

By far, the most common type is "idiopathic," which means the exact cause is not known. Explaining Spinal Disorders: Adult Degenerative Scoliosis.

Scoliosis, or abnormal curvature of the spine, is often only associated with adolescents. However, adults can have scoliosis too. Adult scoliosis is defined as abnormal curvature of the spine in a patient over the age of Neuromuscular scoliosis is the presence of one or more abnormal curvatures of the spine and affects children with neuromuscular disorders.

This curvature causes the spinal column to bend to the left or the right in the shape of an S or C. A variety of the types of diseases that may cause neuromuscular scoliosis, the clinical presentation and.

As our understanding of spinal deformity grows, so too does our appreciation for the central neurological effects of spinal manipulation. Far from being a simple mechanical 'realignment', manipulation of the spine appears to influence the neuraxis at many levels.

Heidi Haavik Taylor and colleagues have begun to assemble an impressive series of. IS, at least superficially, appears to involve spine and muscle, and it is therefore perhaps surprising that a neurological pathogenesis is the prevailing opinion to explain disease susceptibility.

In this scenario, alterations in vertebral shape and paraspinal muscles may .Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a frequent disease but its etiology remains unknown. Gender prevalence in females is already known and there are many suggested hypotheses to explain its origin and manifestation, like associated neurologic, muscular and connective tissue disorders.Scoliosis Research Society: “Diagnosing Scoliosis,” “Frequently Asked Questions,” “Scoliosis.” The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York: “Degenerative Scoliosis.