NT Clinic Neurologist
A neurologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating diseases of the nervous system.
Neurologists manage and treat neurological conditions, or problems with the nervous system. Symptoms that commonly require a neurologist include:
a change in sensation
People who are having problems with their senses, such as touch, vision, or smell, may also need to see a neurologist. Problems with senses are sometimes caused by nervous system disorders.
Neurologists also see patients with:
- seizure disorders, such as epilepsy
neuromuscular disorders, such as myasthenia gravis
infections of the nervous system, including encephalitis, meningitis, or brain abscesses
neurodegenerative disorders, such as Lou Gehrig’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease
spinal cord disorders, including inflammatory and autoimmune disorders
headaches, such as cluster headaches, and migraine