Neurology and neurosurgery focus on the same areas of the body, and often people aren’t sure which type of doctor they need to see. Read here about the differences between the two and how to know which type of physician would be best.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters the brain tissue. A person with a mild TBI may remain conscious or may experience a loss of consciousness for a few seconds or minutes
This week is National Sleep Awareness Week and we are encouraging patients to get the rest their bodies need. There’s a reason that we recommend at minimum of 8 hours of sleep a night. Sleep is absolutely essential to staying healthy and keeping your body functioning properly.
Aphasia is not a disease, but a symptom of brain damage. It’s a neurological disorder caused by damage to the portions of the brain that are responsible for language. Primary signs of the disorder include difficulty in expressing yourself when speaking, trouble understanding speech, and difficulty with reading and writing.