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Commonly Treated Conditions

Alzheimer's Disease
A type of dementia which is characterized by short term memory loss, intermittent confusion, and repetitiveness. Early diagnosis and treatment will aid in slowing the progression of the disease process.

Bell's Palsy
Common cause of facial paralysis that may result from a viral illness. Lyme disease must also be excluded as a potential cause. Studies have demonstrated lack of efficacy of anti-viral agents.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
A common cause of numbness and tingling of the first three fingers characteristically associated with repetitive movement. Particularly symptomatic at night and easily diagnosed by an EMG test.

Concussions
Mild brain injury as a result of trauma presenting as confusion, malaise or headaches.

Dizziness / Vertigo
A sensation of feeling faint, light headed or spinning.

Epilepsy (Seizures)
Abnormal electrical activity of the brain which may present as involuntary movements, passing out spells, lapses of awareness, and excessive daydreaming as examples of a few of the symptoms.

Gait Dysfunctions
An abnormality in walking frequently resulting in falls.

Headache
Do you think you suffer from sinus headaches? Numerous studies have documented that between 70-95% of "sinus headache" sufferers actually have Migraine. Migraines are frequently triggered by changes in weather, stress, certain foods, and hormonal fluctuations.

Multiple Sclerosis
A demyelinating disease of the central nervous system characterized by some of the following symptoms: visual loss in one eye, double vision, vertigo, numbness, weakness, clumsiness and gait disturbance for which there are a number of effective treatments when diagnosed early.

Parkinson's Disease
A common movement disorder associated with rigidity, shuffling gait, and tremor for which there are a number of new treatments, one of which is described in the ADAGIO TRIALS.

Sciatica
A type of nerve root irritation (Radiculopathy) where one can experience pain, numbness, weakness or a combination of symptoms along the entire coarse of the nerve or anywhere along its pathway. A diagnosis can be easily made with an EMG/Nerve Conduction Study.

Strokes
A neurologic emergency where there is lack of blood supply that can result in permanent neurological damage.

Syncope
Complete or incomplete loss of consciousness due to fainting, drops in blood pressure, heart rhythm disturbances and certain types of seizures.

Traumatic Brain Injury
External force resulting in internal damage to the brain.


 

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