The nervous system controls and coordinates all the activities of our body. It comprises the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system encompasses our brain and spinal cord, whereas the peripheral nervous system consists of neural elements like eyes, ears, skin, and various sensory receptors. Neurology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of our nervous system disorders. A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in neurology.
The Department of Neurology at Nikhil Hospital is equipped with the latest technology to address all types of neurological problems. All the neurologists in the department are highly qualified, dedicated, and provide individualized care to the patients.
The department is equipped with advanced imaging technology and electrophysiology. In addition, the department offers various types of lab services using the latest and advanced technologies. These services are used to accurately diagnose the patient and to provide a suitable treatment option. The neurologists, neurosurgeons, critical care specialists, nurses, and supporting staff work together to diagnose and treat the patient efficiently.
What Conditions Do a Neurologist Treat?
The neurologists will diagnose and treat various disorders that affect our brain, spinal cord, and nerves. The common conditions include the following:
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Diseases related to the brain and peripheral nervous system
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Speech and language disorders
- Problems with spinal cord
- Cervical pain
- Brain stroke
- Brain Infections
- Disc injuries
Though neurosurgeons can treat disorders, they cannot perform surgery. If surgery is required for a patient, he/she will be referred to a neurosurgeon to perform the surgery.
How Does a Neurologist Diagnose a Condition?
When you visit a neurologist, he will ask about your medical history and common signs or symptoms that you experience. The neurologist will perform a physical examination to check:
- Mental status
- Functioning of cranial nerves such as vision, speech
- Sensation and
This physical examination will help to determine if the problem is in the nervous system. He also performs clinical localization to determine different diagnosis options. He may also conduct other tests to provide a suitable diagnosis and then provides a proper treatment solution.
Nikhil Hospital – Place Where You Get a Solution for Various Neurological Problems
Nikhil Hospital is the best place to treat neurological disorders in Hyderabad. We have a group of neurologists who are experts with international exposure, and are highly qualified. They have treated various patients suffering from different conditions with high success rates. You can count on them to get your condition treated.