What is a Neurologist?

What is a Neurologist

The nervous system is integral to keeping the human body functioning and healthy. Every other system depends on the nervous system to perform its job and send and receive communications from different body parts. It controls functions as varying as your thoughts and emotions to your heartbeat and breath. When your nervous system sustains damage […]

How Neurologists Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) from Car Accidents

How Neurologists Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) from Car Accidents

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, over 6 million motor vehicle accidents happen every year in the U.S., causing almost 3 million injuries. Injured accident victims routinely seek medical treatment for obvious injuries, such as broken bones or cuts. Unfortunately, many people don’t visit a neurologist after a car accident. Undiagnosed neurological injuries can lead to […]

Ignoring Numbness

Yes, nerve damage causes numbness, but the term nerve damage is nonspecific and terrible.

Weakness Equals ALS

As a Neurologist, one of the hardest things I have to do is tell a patient they have Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).