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Clinical syndromes associated with posterior cortical atrophy by Neurodoc .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 1:52pm Early age at onset AD spectrum. Migliaccio R, Agosta F et al. Neurology 2009; 1571-1578 Authors compared posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) and logopenic progressive aphasia (LPA) and early onset AD. N= 14, 10, 16 respectively with 65 healthy controls. Voxel based morphometry showed overlapping atrophy in bilateral parietal, occipital, prec ... Read on »
Long labor does not worsen outcomes for newborns - your thoughts?? by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Nov 2010 9:05am News Author: Karla Gale, MS CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd October 29, 2010 — Although a first stage of labor lasting more than 30 hours is linked to higher rates of cesarean delivery and chorioamnionitis, the newborns do well, according to an 18-year study. ... Read on »
Dr. Mottron, how can Dr. Souleries new study help educators capitalize on autistic's abilities? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 6:46pm In yet another study that has come from a disciple of Dr. Laurent Mottron, Isabelle Soulières, we see that Dr. Mottron is once again giving his $.02 to the media. Mottron makes the very optimistic statement: "This study builds on our previous findings and should help educators capitalize on the intellectual abilities of autistics," says senior ... Read on »
Occipital Neuralgia - Success with Chiropractic by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 5:46pm Occipital Neuralgia can cause severe neck pain and headache-like pain. What happens is that pressure and inflammation around the back of the neck puts alot of pressure on nerves in that region; namely the occipital nerves. Chiropractic neck adjustment helps to loosen the occipital muscles, cervical paraspinal muscles, and trapezius musc ... Read on »
The Neck Pain Associated with Occipital Neuralgia by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am 7 Comments Ever get pain in the back on your head and neck, specifically at the base of the neck? This muscles here are called the suboccipital muscles collectively, and when there is pain here, the term is occipital neuralgia. What is the Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia refers to having pain and muscle spasms that come specifica ... Read on »
Passion by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 06 May 2010 9:38am Simply stated, I am beyond the point of passionate regarding the importance of raising awareness of many rare conditions affecting our children. Sure, my own little one is living with hydranencephaly... a cephalic disorder that happens roughly one in 10,000 births. Cephalic disorders are congenital conditions which affect the brain and central ne ... Read on »
Natural Occipital Neuralgia treatment discovered by Chance… by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:00am First off, what exactly is occipital neuralgia? This is a pain and spasm associated with the occipital region of the head and the occipital nerves. The occipital nerves originate in the upper cervical spine. The occipital muscles are at the base of the skull in the back of the head. Pain with this condition tends to be a pa ... Read on »
Thankful Thursday: Passion by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 28 Jun 2012 4:29pm Simply stated, I am beyond the point of passionate regarding the importance of raising awareness of many rare conditions affecting our children. Sure, my own little one is living with hydranencephaly... a cephalic disorder that happens roughly one in 10,000 births. Cephalic disorders are congenital conditions which affect the brain and centra ... Read on »
Massage for Killing Headaches by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 4:36am Self-massage is the easiest and safest way of getting rid of headaches. Massage can treat all kinds of headaches; let it be a simple tension headache or headaches caused by migraine attacks. A massage can reduce the pain by easing the trigger points and right muscles. The trigger points can be described as the areas experiencing severe muscle t ... Read on »
What IS an Occipital Nerve Stimulator? by Banner Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 12:17am I guess I haven't given a very good explanation of what an occipital nerve stimulator is. I'm going to try to do that, but pictures are worth a thousand words, or so they say, so I'm going to put a few pictures with this too for all you visual learners. The word "occipital" refers to a nerve in your head. It controls sensation in the scalp ... Read on »