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Health Topics A-Z

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A

Acoustic neuroma
Acoustic neuroma, suboccipital surgery
Anatomy of the brain
Anatomy of the spine
Aneurysm clipping
Aneurysm coiling
Aneurysm, ruptured
Aneurysm, unruptured
Angiogram
Anterior cervical discectomy & fusion (ACDF)
Arnold Chiari
Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
Astrocytomas
Atherosclerosis (carotid artery)
Audiometry test (hearing test)
Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)

B

Back pain
Braces and orthotics
Brain anatomy
Brain injury
Brain tumors, introduction
Brain tumors, metastasis
Brain tumors, gliomas
Bypass surgery, cerebral

C

Carpal tunnel surgery
Carotid artery disease
Carotid stenosis
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral bypass surgery
Chiari I malformation
Chiari decompression surgery
Chiropractic care
Clinical trials (current research studies)
Clinical trials, understanding research studies
Computed tomography (CT)
Concussion (mild traumatic brain injury)
Corpus callosotomy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy

D

Decompression laminectomy
Degenerative disc disease (spondylosis)
Deep brain stimulation
Discectomy, anterior cervical (ACD)
Discectomy, posterior lumbar
Discogram

E

Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Electromyogram (EMG)
Endovascular aneurysm coiling
Endovascular surgery
Endoscopic-assisted surgery
Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors
Epidural steroid injections (ESI)
Epilepsy
Epilepsy surgery
Exercises for a healthy back

F

Facet injections
• Facet rhizotomy (see facet injections)
Facial pain: comparison of treatments
Facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia
Foraminotomy
Fractures, spine
Fusion, preparing for surgery

G

Gliomas & Glioblastomas
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (throat pain)

H

Head injury
Hearing test (audiometry test)
Hemifacial spasm
Hemispherectomy
Herniated cervical disc
Herniated lumbar disc

I

Image-guided surgery
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
Intracranial artery stenosis
Intrathecal drug pump

J

Joint injections

K

Kyphoplasty

L

Laminectomy, laminotomy
Laser spine surgery
Leg pain (sciatica)
Lumbar discectomy
Lumbar puncture (LP)

M

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Meningioma
Metastatic brain tumors
Microvascular decompression (MVD)
Minimally invasive surgery
Moyamoya disease
Myelogram

N

Neck pain
Nerve block injection test

O

Oligodendrogliomas

P

Pain, back
Pain, face
Pain, leg
Pain, neck
Pain management
Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's, coping with
Parkinson's surgery
Percutaneous stereotactic rhizotomy (PSR)
Physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R)
Physical therapy (PT)
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary tumor surgery, craniotomy
Pituitary tumor surgery, endoscopic
Positron emission tomography (PET)
Posterior lumbar discectomy
Posture for a healthy back

R
Radiofrequency (RF) ablation
Radiosurgery of the brain - stereotactic
Radiotherapy of the brain - fractionated
Rathke's cleft cyst
Research, understanding clinical trials

S

Sacroiliac joint pain (SI joint pain)
• Sciatica
Seizures
Self care for neck and back pain
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
Spinal cord stimulation
Spinal decompression: laminectomy
Spinal fractures
Spinal fusion, Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
Spinal fusion, preparing for surgery
Spinal stenosis
Spine anatomy
Spine specialists
Spondylosis (degenerative disc disease)
Spondylolysis
Spondylolisthesis
STA-MCA bypass (cerebral bypass surgery)
Stroke
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
Suboccipital surgery for acoustic neuroma
Syringomyelia (chiari)

T

Temporal lobectomy
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Transsphenoidal surgery, endoscopic
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Trigeminal neuralgia
Tumors, brain

V

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)
Vasospasm
Vertebroplasty
Visual Field Test

W

Wada Test (Intracarotid Amytal test)
Who treats spine problems?

X

X-ray