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What is Neurology?

Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. A neurologist is a physician (not a surgeon) who specializes in neurology, and is trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat, neurological disorders.

Krishna Bhatt, MD

HFM Neuroscience
1818 Memorial Drive
Manitowoc, WI
(920) 320-6285

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Neurological disorders are disorders that can affect
  • the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord)
  • the peripheral nervous system
  • or the autonomic nervous system

Major neurological conditions include:

  • headache disorders such as migraine, cluster headache and tension headache
  • epilepsy
  • traumatic brain injury
  • neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • cerebrovascular disease, such as transient ischemic attack and stroke
  • sleep disorders
  • cerebral palsy
  • infections or tumors of the brain or spinal cord, or nerves
  • movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, tic disorder, and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
  • diseases of the central nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, and of the peripheral nervous system, such as Guillain-Barré syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • speech and language disorders
  • functional symptoms, having no apparent physiological cause