Patient Education

Our clinic treats a variety of adult neurological conditions including those listed below. Each of our exam rooms is equipped with an up to date ‘Outcome Health’ which is a touch pad computer to learn about neurology health.

 A progressive neurologic disease of the brain that leads to the irreversible loss of neurons and dementia.
Alzheimer's Association Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR Center).

 Pain felt in the low or upper back. There are many causes of back pain. Back Pain

Paralysis of the facial nerve, the nerve that supplies the facial muscles on one side of the face.  

A type of compression neuropathy (nerve damage) caused by compression and irritation of the median nerve in the wrist.   

 Abnormality of motor function (the ability to move and control movements) that is acquired at an early age, usually less than a year of age, and is due to a brain lesion that is non-progressive.Cerebral Palsy Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

A genetic disease of nerves characterized by progressively debilitating muscle weakness, particularly of the limbs. 

Pain (an unpleasant sense of discomfort) that persists or progresses over a long period of time.

 A Significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or occupational functioning. For more.. 

 Inflammation of the brain. encephalitis Search Results From Healthline MedlinePlus: Encephalitis

A syndrome characterized by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. For more..

 A disorder characterized by progressive symmetrical paralysis and loss of reflexes, usually beginning in the legs.  For more..

Headache is a pain in the head with the pain being above the eyes or the ears, behind the head (occipital), or in the back of the upper neck. Migraines are usually, periodic attacks of headaches on one or both sides of the head. These may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity of the eyes to light (photophobia), increased sensitivity to sound (phonophobia), dizziness, blurred vision, cognitive disturbances, and other symptoms. Some migraines do not include headache, and migraines may or may not be preceded by an aura.

is an inherited disorder caused by the degeneration of certain nerve cells in the brain. Huntington's Disease Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Huntington's Disease Society of America: HDSA Home Page

is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The fluid is often under increased pressure and can compress and damage the brain.Hydrocephalus Welcome to the Hydrocephalus Association

Inflammation of the meninges, usually due to a bacterial infection but sometimes from viral, protozoan, or other causes (in some cases the cause cannot be determined).For more..

A disease of the central nervous system (CNS) marked by numbness, weakness, loss of muscle coordination, and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control. National MS Society : Welcome MSF

An autoimmune neuromuscular disorder characterized by fatigue and exhaustion of muscles.MGFA Myasthenia Gravis Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that primarily affects the development and growth of neural (nerve) cell tissues, causes tumors to grow on nerves, and may produce other abnormalities. Neurofibromatosis, Inc

Any and all disease or malfunction of the nerves. For more..

A slowly progressive neurologic disease characterized by a fixed inexpressive face, a tremor at rest, slowing of voluntary movements, a gait with short accelerating steps, peculiar posture and muscle weakness, caused by degeneration of an area of the brain called the basal ganglia, and by low production of the neurotransmitter dopamine. For more..

An uncomfortable creeping, crawling, tingling, pulling, twitching, tearing, aching, throbbing, prickling or grabbing sensation in the calves that occurs while sitting or while lying down. Whatever the nature of the sensation, the result is an uncontrollable urge to relieve it by moving the legs. For more

is an uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain, which may produce a physical convulsion, minor physical signs, thought disturbances, or a combination of symptoms. Seizures and Epilepsy: Hope Through Research: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)  Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsy

 Any disorder that affects, disrupts, or involves sleep.NIH - National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

 Any abnormal repetitive shaking movement of the body. Tremor Tremor Causes, Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis, and Treatment on

Also called tic douloureux. Inflammation of the trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve) that most commonly causes paroxysms of very intense lightning pain in the areas of the face the nerve supplies  Trigeminal Neuralgia  Trigeminal Neuralgia Association

is a feeling that you are dizzily turning around or that things are dizzily turning about you. MedlinePlus: Dizziness and Vertigo