The nervous system is a highly specialized network that is so complex. They include some of the most important parts of our body such as the brain, spinal cord, muscles, and the nerves that connect them. They control important functions of the body such as memory, perception, breathing, movement, and bladder function. Neurology focuses on diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the brain and nervous system.Working hand in hand, these structures control the communication between different parts of your body, which include sensory perceptions and enabling movement.

Neurological disorders are diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes the brain, spinal cord, nerve roots, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves, and muscles of the brain. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from some form of neurological disorder.

Conditions of neurological disorders include:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Psychological behaviors
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Blood vessel disorders, including stroke
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Sleep disorders
  • Psychological behaviors
  • Neuromuscular diseases such as multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy

As a result, we would order various tests to assess your brain and nerve function and based on those results, will determine the treatment plan specifically for you. These treatments vary from medication therapy to physical/occupational therapy and will be thoroughly discussed by our physicians at your appointment. Because neurology has so many sub-specialties, if needed, we would refer you to neurological specialists who are advanced in taking someone on as a patient with their particular diagnosis.