Neurology and Neurosurgical Care
Neurologists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and both the central and peripheral nervous system that controls the entire body. The nervous system can be incredibly delicate and complex, so special care is taken to provide appropriate levels of diagnostic testing and treatment. When surgical intervention is determined to be an option, UnityPoint Health neurosurgeons can provide minimally-invasive techniques alongside traditional therapies.
What Conditions Does a Neurologist Treat?
A neurologist commonly treats the following conditions and additional that are not listed:
- Seizure disorders
- Spinal cord tumor
- Brain abscess
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Spinal cord disorders
- Autoimmune disorders
- Cluster headaches
- Brain tumor
- Parkinson's disease