Back and Neck Pain Careful lifting, good posture, and a healthy weight can do a lot to help prevent back and neck problems. Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries These injuries can range from mild to severe. Recovery can be quick, or the damage can be severe enough to cause long-term disability. Brain and Spinal Tumors Doctors don’t know exactly what causes these forms of cancer, but certain factors may increase your risk. Epilepsy and Seizures Epilepsy is a neurological condition that makes people more susceptible to having seizures. Multiple Sclerosis MS is an erratic disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms can be mild or severe, benign or devastating. Neurological Infections Infections can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or other pathogens. Meningitis and encephalitis are two types of brain infections. Neuromuscular Diseases Muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease are examples of these diseases, which affect the muscles and nerves. Other Neurological Conditions Look here for information on benign tumors that affect the nervous system, and conditions like Bell’s palsy. Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Parkinson’s disease affects brain cells that control movement, leading to tremor, stiffness, and slowed actions. Peripheral Nerve Conditions These conditions include carpal tunnel syndrome, which affects the wrist and hand, and nerve problems that can develop with diabetes.