CEREBRAL PALSY

CEREBRAL PALSY

CEREBRAL PALSY Cerebral palsy is a congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture, due to abnormal brain development often before birth. Cerebral palsy also affects hearing, sensation and vision. However, it is the most common motor disabilities in childhood.  Causes of Cerebral Palsy The causes of cerebral palsy are typically idiopatic (unknown). Unusual brain…

LOW BACK PAIN

LOW BACK PAIN

LOW BACK PAIN Low back pain is neurological disorders occur mostly as a result of injury to muscle or tendons in the back affecting the lower portion of the spine.  Also sudden movements or poor body mechanics while lifting heavy objects can result in low back pain. Causes of Low Back Pain Conditions commonly associated…

WHITLOW

WHITLOW

What is whitlow? Whitlow also known as herpetic whitlow can be defined as a painful and highly contagious infection of the skin of the fingers and the toes caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV), it is a disease that is relative to oneself, which causes an abscess of the soft tissue at end of…

Epilepsy

Epilepsy

EPILEPSY Epilepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system whereby the activity of the brain becomes abnormal, causing seizures, sensations, and loss of consciousness. Epilepsy mostly occurs in young children and older adults. Men develop epilepsy more often than women because of the higher exposure to the risk factors which includes alcohol consumption and…

CERVICAL CANCER

CERVICAL CANCER

What is cervical cancer ? Cervical cancer often occurs mostly in women. Cervical cancer developed in a women cervix (the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina).  Most of this condition starts with abnormal cells growth on the surface of the cervix. Causes of Cervical Cancer Cervical cancers are caused mainly by…