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Stories Related to Neurology

Chiari malformation is a relatively common condition that causes brain tissue to extend downward into the spinal canal. This condition falls under two major categories. Chiari malformation type I occurs during fetal development, causing symptoms later in life. Chiari malformation type II is present at birth. The specialists at American Spine explain what Chiari malformation is and whether or not it’s hereditary.
Cervical myelopathy is a nervous system disorder that affects the neck. This condition often arises when the spinal cord is compressed in the neck, which can occur from natural wear and tear to spinal vertebrae. The spine specialists at Othopedic & Wellness discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for patients suffering from cervical myelopathy.