Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
What is Neurology?
Neurology is the study of the nervous system and the diagnosis of conditions that affect it. The nervous system is extremely complex and regulates and coordinates the body's activities. It involves the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.
Reasons to see a Consultant Neurologist
Some of the common concerns for seeing a neurologist are:
- Vision problems
- Memory problems
- Tingling or loss of sensation
- Movement problems
Wide range of treatments
There are millions of people in the UK living with a neurological disorder or condition and the symptoms that come with it. It's important to get the right treatment so you can maintain your quality of life. The Neurology departments at BMI Healthcare offer treatment for a wide range of neurological disorders and conditions including:
- Seizure disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Peripheral Nerve Disease
- Learning disorders
Traumatic injuries to the nervous system
The type of neurological treatment you will receive will depend on your symptoms. Your consultant will assess your condition and give you a specialist opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatments are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.
Common neurological diagnostic tests:
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- CT or CAT scan
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Electrodiagnostic tests, such as electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV)
- Lumber puncture
How Shalbourne Private Health Care can help
Neurological care at Shalbourne offers you fast, direct and convenient appointments with a consultant neurologist. Your consultant may be able to reassure you that what you are experiencing is nothing to be concerned about or they can discuss treatment options that could relieve your symptoms so you can return to enjoying your life.
Together, you and your consultant neurologist can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package to achieve optimum results.