Neurology isn’t only about what happens in your brain. Your nervous system begins in the brain and spinal cord and includes the entire network of nerves controlling all body actions, voluntary and involuntary, from moving your little toe to breathing. It also governs the senses–sight, hearing, and sensation (feeling) and the ability to think and reason. So, it’s important.
Symptoms that all’s not right neurologically include things like:
There are any number of causes of neurological symptoms. They range from genetic disorders and congenital abnormalities to situational causes like infections, lifestyle or environmental health problems including malnutrition and exposure to toxins, or traumatic causes like brain injury, spinal cord injury, or nerve injury. The disorders that result from these causes are grouped by both symptom and disease. They are:
Careful and correct diagnosis is important for these kinds of illnesses, and the outlook can be difficult to both accept and manage. However, many neurological patients find therapies that work and help them live full lives. Rehabilitation after an event can be long, but is often possible. Helps include lifestyle changes to reduce the disease’s impact, or physiotherapy to reduce symptoms and restore function. Pain management can be important, and our Alpha-Stim system has shown itself to be useful in this way. Proper medication, too, can bring disease stability.
Whatever your situation, it begins with being seen and heard, and that’s where IFM excels. If you think you’re experiencing these kinds of symptoms, don’t hesitate to come in to see one of our providers.