What they do
A neurologist is a doctor who has specialised in the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders concerning the brain, spinal cord and nervous system. These include stroke, headache disorders, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Alzeihmer’s disease, amongst others.
That may warrant a visit
- Chronic or severe headaches
- Chronic pain that has been unsuccessfully treated by your GP
- Numbness or tingling
- Movement disorders including tremors, difficulty walking and unintentional body jerks
- Memory problems or confusion