Brain and Nervous System
The brain is a soft, spongy mass of tissue. It is protected by the bones of the skull and three thin membranes called meninges. Watery fluid called cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) cushions the brain.
Keeping a headache diary can help a physician better diagnose your type of headache and determine the best treatment.
Learn about sleep patterns and habits by keeping a daily sleep diary. It may be key to helping you and your health care provider diagnose and treat a sleep disorder.
Spine and Spinal Cord
The spine (or backbone) is a column of 26 bones called vertebrae that extend in a line from the base of the skull to the pelvis. This is referred to as the "spinal column" or "vertebral column".
What is a Neurologist?
A neurologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of illnesses that affect the brain, spine and nervous system.