What insurances do you accept?
We accept the following insurances: Medicaid, Medicare, BCBS, United Health Care, Healthsprings, Viva, Medicare Complete, Secure Horizon, Humana, ChampVA & Workman’s Comp.
What is a neurologist?
A neurologist specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. A neurologist’s educational background and medical training includes an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school, a one-year internship, and three years of specialized training.
What does a neurologist treat?
Neurologists treat disorders of the nervous system, brain, spinal cord, and muscles. These disorders include stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, sleeping disorders, and many other. For a full list click here to view our patient education page.
How are neurological disorders treated?
Many neurological disorders can be treated, although treatment the type of treatment can be different for each condition. To find treatment options, neurologists will perform tests on the brain and nervous system. Once the tests have been performed the doctor will review the results and suggest the best course of action for symptomatic relief.
What is a neurological examination?
During a neurological examination, the neurologist reviews the patient’s health history while also examining the patients current condition. Typically the patient’s vision, strength, coordination, reflexes, and sensation will also be examined. This information helps the neurologist determine if the problem is in the nervous system or if there is a problem elsewhere. Sometimes further testing is required to pinpoint the exact nature of the problem and what course of treatment.
Why do I need a neurological examination?
A neurological examination is usually requested by your family physician when symptoms may involve the brain or nervous system. Examinations may also be performed if you want a second opinion from a neurologist. The neurologist’s expertise in disorders of the brain and nervous system can give you and your general physician an effective diagnosis and treatment if the disorder does turn out to be neurological.