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Neurological topics index

A-Z indexAre you looking for information on a particular test, treatment or condition? On this page we have listed neurological topics, with links for more information either within this website or on external sites.

Can't find what you're looking for? Our Helpline nurses can always answer your questions on any neurological topic. Send an email to helpline@brainandspine.org.uk or call free on 0808 808 1000.

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Acoustic neuroma - see the British Acoustic Neuroma Association

ADEM (Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis)

Alzheimer’s Disease - see the Alzheimer’s Society

Aneurysm: see Brain aneurysm (unruptured) and Subarachnoid haemorrhage



  • Speakability
  • Connect
    Connect is a charity for people living with aphasia, a communication disability which usually occurs after a stroke or brain injury.
  • Dyscover
  • Talking Point
    Information about speech, language and communication in children.

Arachnoid Cyst:

  • Arachnoid Cyst Friends
    Yahoo group supporting people affected by Arachnoid Cyst (you need to join the group in order to read or post messages)

Arnold-Chiari malformation: see Chiari malformation

Ataxia - see Ataxia UK

AVM: see Vascular malformations of the brain


Back pain:

See also our Back Pain news articles

Bereavement - see Cruse Bereavement Care

Brain and spine scans

Brain aneurysm (unruptured)

The Brain Charity

Brain haemorrhage: see subarachnoid haemorrhage

Brain injury (see also the 'Head injury' topic here) 

Brain surgery: see craniotomy

Brain tumour



Cavernoma: see Vascular malformations of the brain

Cerebral palsy: see SCOPE

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak: see CSF Leak Association 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: see CMT United Kingdom

Chiari malformation

Chronic fatigue syndrome:

Complementary therapies:

Continence - see Bladder and Bowel Foundation

Counselling and psychotherapy:


Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD):

CT scan


Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension:

Intracranial Hypotension: see CSF Leak Association for Intracranial Hypotension

Intracranial pressure:

Muscular Dystrophy -see Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME):

Neuromyelitis Optica:



Ruptured brain aneurysm: see subarachnoid haemorrhage


Scoliosis - see Scoliosis Association (UK)

Seizures: see Epilepsy

Sexual dysfunction - see Sexual Advice Association

Speech problems:

Spinal injury

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - see The SMA Trust

Spinal tumours


Subarachnoid haemorrhage

Symptoms - Neurosymptoms


Undiagnosed conditions

Unruptured brain aneurysm: see brain aneurysm


Vascular malformations of the brain

Vestibular rehabilitation exercises

Visual problems


Water on the brain: see Hydrocephalus

Who's who in neurology

Wilson’s Disease - see Wilson’s Disease Support Group UK


Helpline nurse
Our Helpline nurses can answer your questions

Can't find the information you need?

Our Helpline nurses can always answer your questions on any neurological topic. Ask a question on our discussion forum, send an email to helpline@brainandspine.org.uk or call free on 0808 808 1000.

You can read more about the helpline here.