Attentive Treatment for Neurological Disorders
Neurologists treat a wide range of issues related to the brain. The
neurologists at Butler Health System have over 40 years of experience and provide quality assistance to patients
suffering chronic headaches, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease.
Epilepsy, and more. Typically, patients with neurological disorders work
with a primary neurologist, who in turn works with a team of medical professionals
that device a treatment plan.
Neurological Disorder Diagnosis
Diagnosing a neurological disorder requires a full examination from an
experienced professional. The doctor should assess vision, coordination,
reflexes, and other factors for any irregularities. Following that, a
computer assisted test such as a CAT scan, MRI, or other device is used
to examine the brain. With knowledge of your medical history, and a scan
of the brain, a neurologist should be able to diagnose if you suffer from
a neurological disorder.
Treatments for neurological disorders depending on the specific type of
issue. In some cases, treatment could be as simple as keeping a notebook
and engaging in mental exercises, whereas other cases involve the use
of medical devices and possibly surgery.
Neurological disorder treatments include:
Botox for Chronic Migraine - Botox injections have been shown to help patients that suffer from chronic
migraines. Having an injection once every 3 months in specific areas of
the body can help prevent migraines and provide patients with much needed relief.
IM therapies for Migraines - Usually suggested for patients that cannot find migraine relief from other
methods, IV therapy can provide assistance in a variety of ways. Sometimes
they are used to encourage blood flow in the brain, while in other instances
they simply block out the pain.
Our neurology department is currently accepting new patients. Anyone looking
for neurological diagnostic testing or a new primary care physician are
encouraged to schedule an appointment or call 724.283.6666.
Listen to a recent radio show featuring Dr. Munir Elawar discussing Multiple Sclerosis
BHS Neurology is a recognized partner with the National MS Society.
For more information