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What Does Neurologist Do
Description: Neurology is a subspecialty of medicine dealing with diseases of brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Typical conditions include stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, migraine, traumatic brain injury, nerve pinching, muscle disorders, ataxias and imbalance disorders, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neurologist/PCP: A neurologist has a higher degree of training in the nervous system and its problems. For an uncomplicated stroke, a good PCP might well achieve the same good results as a neurologist. The neurologist is more likely to pick up something or do something else that the PCP hasn't the training or experience to handle. When you see a specialist it is for the higher level of training in the problem area ...Read more
Pain after a fall: Neurologists are usually the detectors of the location from where problems stem. So, depending on the cause of the fall, pattern of the back pain and relation to the limb pain, we can figure out how the problem started and then secure the best fix(-es). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If neuronal surgeon is the one who do surgery on the nerve or spine. What does a neurologist do then.
Nerve function: Neurologists are specialists in nerve function. They often do nerve studies and treat nervous system problems with medications rather than surgically. Some of the conditions treated by neurologists include migraine headaches, MS, seizure disorder, sleep disorders etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate eye nerves: They are a specialist (hopefully) that work with the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain. I would assume that you are having some vision problems and they are wanting to evaluate if there is something going on with the transmission of what your eye is seeing and what it is transmitting to your brain. ...Read more
Pediatric Neurology: A pediatric neurologist takes care of children with a myriad of neurological disorders. They work with the brain and the complex nervous system that surrounds it. Some conditions which are seen at the neurologist would include seizures, muscular dystrophies, headaches, tics, neurodevelopmental diseases, etc. ...Read more
Had an emg and ncs done on upper extemities they are sending me to a neurologist now why what does a neurologist have to do with upper extremities?
Like your question: Traditional answer, a doctor trained in diagnosing and treating diseases of the nervous system, involving brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. Included disease states, such as migraine, stroke, parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, neuropathy and myopathy, etc. Also, deals with medical disorders which secondarlily cause neurological complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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