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Learn about Acquired Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Center.
Learn how anoxia/hypoxia brain injuries are treated at the Traumatic Brain Injury Center, part of Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Learn about Arnold-Chiari Syndrome diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Chiari Institute.
Arteriosclerosis is a condition that occurs when arteries harden and fail to adequately distribute blood throughout the body, which can limit oxygen flow to organs. Atherosclerosis is a subset of the condition which results from the buildup of plaque and other substances in the artery walls.
Learn about arteriosclerotic (vascular) dementia diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health
Learn about Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Center.
Learn about arteriovenous malformations and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Center for Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery.
Learn about Ataxia diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery's Nerve Disorders Center.
Learn about Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes (APS) diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Movement Disorder Center.

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Learn about Basilar Artery Migraine diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Headache Center.
Learn about Brain aneurysm diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
A brain tumor is a growth in the brain that leads to increased pressure inside the skull and the destruction and compression of normal brain tissue, causing loss of function. A brain tumor may cause headaches and seizures as well as many other nervous system problems.

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Carotid artery disease occurs when there is damage to the inner layers of the arteries, which supply blood to the brain. Approximately 30 percent of strokes are caused by narrowing or blockages in the carotid arteries on either side of the neck.
Learn about Carotid Artery Dissection diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Center.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with carotid artery stenosis.
Learn about carotid body tumor, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about Carotid Cavernous Fistula, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about Cavernous Angioma, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about Cerebral Hemorrhage diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Center.
Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder caused by a brain injury or malformation during brain development.
A Chiari malformation is when the back of the brain pushes down through the bottom opening of the skull, which can obstruct the flow of cerebrospinal fluid.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with concussions.

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Learn about Dural Arteriovenous Fistula, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Learn about Epilepsy (Convulsive and Non-Convulsive) diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about essential tremor diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Learn about Facial pain diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about Fibromyalgia diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Northwell Health features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and all types of brain tumors.

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Learn more about head trauma injuries, symptoms and treatments at Northwell Health.
A headache is a pain that is felt anywhere in the head or neck. Frequent headaches can affect relationships and quality of life. They may be caused by a lifestyle factor like anxiety or tension, or a more serious medical condition such as a brain tumor.
Learn about Hemiparesis diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery
When a disc is damaged, it may bulge or break open. This is called a herniated disc. It may also be called a slipped or ruptured disc.
Huntington’s disease (HD) is a genetic neurological disorder that causes the degeneration of nerve cells in the brain. The progression of the disease eventually results in the need for complete dependence on others for care.
Learn about Hydrocephalus diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about hyperhidrosis diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Hyperhidrosis Center.

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Learn about meningioma diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Brain Tumor Center.

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Neuralgia is a type of pain caused by a damaged nerve. Neuralgia can be caused by a disease like diabetes or multiple sclerosis and can occur anywhere in the body.
Learn about Neurodegenerative Diseases diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Memory Disorders Center.
Learn about Adult Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus symptoms, diagnosis and causes at Northwell Health’s Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Center.

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Learn about Parkinson's Disease diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s General Neurology Center.
Amputees can experience “phantom” sensations in their amputated limbs. This pain can be debilitating and can happen in a cycle brought on by factors such as temperature change or stress.
Learn about Pseudoaneurysm diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Brain Aneurysm Center and Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Center.

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Learn more about restless legs syndrome conditions, symptoms and treatment at Northwell.
Learn about Ruptured Brain (Cerebral) Aneurysms diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Learn about schwannoma diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Brain Tumor Center.
Scoliosis is a spinal deformity that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine. A normal spine appears straight when viewed from behind, whereas a spine affected by scoliosis shows a lateral curvature, giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side. The spine will often be shaped like an “S” or a “C.” The curvature must be 10 degrees or greater to be considered scoliosis.
Learn about seizure diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at the Northwell Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.
Learn about Shingles diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Nerve Disorders Center.
Northwell Health features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with all types of skull base tumors.
Learn about Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Spine Center.
Northwell Health features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with spinal tumors.
Learn about Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA1) diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Movement Disorder Center.
Lean more about what causes a stroke, sings of a stroke and world-class stroke treatment available at Northwell Health.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people who have experienced a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people who have subdural hematoma.
Learn about syncope diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health.

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Learn about Tic disorders diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Movement Disorder Center.
A traumatic brain injury can be mild, moderate or severe, depending on the extent and cause of the brain damage.
Learn about Tremors, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with trigeminal neuralgia and other types of facial pain.

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Learn about unruptured brain (cerebral) aneurysm, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
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