Back pain is one of the most common causes of sick days in the UK. Your back will soon let you know when it has been strained or damaged by means of localised or sharp pain, tensed or strained muscles.
Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or deterioration of brain cells. Many people a year suffer a brain injury, whether as a result of trauma, stroke, tumour, or other illnesses.
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) refers to a group of inherited disorders that cause weakness and stiffness of the leg muscles, which gradually gets worse over time.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with muscle movement, balance and vision
Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes the joints to become painful and stiff. It is the most common type of arthritis in the UK.
Poliomyelitis - often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is an injury to the spinal cord resulting in a change, either temporary or permanent, in the cord's normal motor, sensory, or autonomic function. Common causes include trauma (car accident, falls, sports injuries, etc.) or disease.
A stroke is a serious, life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.
Transverse Myelitis is a neurological condition in which an area of the spinal cord becomes inflamed. The inflammation occurs in the insulating material that covers a nerve and this is called ‘myelin’.