Neurology is a branch of medicine that deals with the examination and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, which includes: the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.
The main areas of neurology are disorders related to the autonomic, central and peripheral nervous system: cerebrovascular diseases (such as a stroke), demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system (such as multiple sclerosis), headaches, brain and peripheral nervous system infections, movement disorders (such as Parkinson’s disease) , Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, speech disorders, spinal cord disorders, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, etc.
In addition, neurology includes various chronic painful conditions of the head, face, neck, and spine that are not clearly caused by rheumatic, vascular, or surgical diseases.
Neurologists employed at Tesla Medical are highly trained specialists capable of diagnosing complex conditions through a detailed medical history and physical examination of the patient, including testing of mental status, vision, speech, strength, feeling, coordination, reflexes and gait.
Doppler ultrasound of the blood vessels of the neck