What are the different diseases/conditions treated by the Institute of Neurosciences?

  • Hemiplegia

Hemiplegia is a disorder caused due to brain damage or spinal cord injury which may lead to paralysis on one side of the body.

Hemiplegia causes:

  • Weakness
  • Muscle control problems
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Aphasia

Aphasia is an inability that affects a person’s ability to communicate which may result in brain damage.

  • Stroke

Stroke is a problem that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain.

  • Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder which causes the brain activity to work abnormally. It causes seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness.

  • Dementia

A collective term which describes various symptoms of cognitive decline, such as decline in memory power. Several underlying diseases and brain disorders are common symptoms of dementia.

  • Neuropathy

Neuropathy typically results in numbness, tingling, muscle weakness and pain in the affected area which is caused by damage or dysfunction of one or more nerves.

  • Neuralgia

It is a pain that travels throughout the length of a nerve.

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