What is neurology?
Neurology is the science that deals with the disorders of nervous system. It mainly interested in treating categories of conditions and diseases involving in peripheral and central nervous systems.
Some common neurologic diseases are Huntington’s disease, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, stroke, epilepsy and meningitis.
Some common neurologic diseases include:
- Huntington’s disease
- Muscular dystrophy
- Spina bifida
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Alzheimer’s Disease
What is pediatric neurology?
Pediatric neurology features up-to-the-minute publication of the latest advances in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of pediatric neurologic disorders.
What types of services do child neurologists provide?
Child neurologists often diagnose, treat, and manage the following conditions:
- Seizures and epilepsy
- Muscle problems which may cause weakness, such as: muscular dystrophy or neuropathy
- Headaches, including migraines and concussions
- Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), tics and Tourette Syndrome, and sleep problems
- Developmental disorders, including cerebral palsy, delayed speech, delayed motor milestones, and coordination issues
- Intellectual disability
- Congenital malformations, which are problems in how the brain forms or develops
- Stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Genetic conditions that affect the nervous system
- Autoimmune problems that impact the brain and spinal cord (such as multiple sclerosis)
- Infections or inflammation of the brain (such as meningitis or encephalitis)
- Brain tumors