Neurology is the study and treatment of diseases of the nervous system. The nervous system includes:

  • Brain and spinal cord
  • Cranial nerves (nerves connected to the eyes, face, ear, nose and throat)
  • Muscles and nerves of the arms and legs

The following are some disorders that a Neurologist treats:

  • Memory disorders
  • Headaches
  • Strokes
  • Dizziness
  • Balance problems
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Back and neck disorders

Neurologists work with specialists in medicine, speech pathology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and psychology, pain management, sleep disorders, and physical medicine and rehabilitation to offer patients comprehensive medical care to meet their needs.