The term "indication" (lat. indicare = to indicate) is understood as the reason for the application of a therapeutic or diagnostic measure, which is used to treat a certain clinical picture.
Cerebral palsy (in short CP) is the collective term for posture and movement disorders resulting from an early childhood brain damage. Other terms are e.g. infantile cerebral palsy or infantile brain palsy.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is also known as the disease with a thousand faces because it affects each patient differently.
A stroke is also called apoplexy, brain attack or cerebrovascular accident. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke every year.