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Neurology

Neurology is a branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders related to the nervous system. The Neurology department at Aster CMI Hospital is one of the best neurology hospitals in Bangalore. We provide evidence-based treatments for a variety of neurological conditions, such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and movement disorders.

We have the best neurologists in Bangalore, who are well acquainted with the latest developments in the field of neurology. Our neurologists are also supported by trained nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and other clinicians who ensure that our patients have an all-around treatment and faster recovery.

The department of neurology is well-equipped with the latest infrastructure and technology which are required for the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions.

Aster NeuKIDS

Aster CMI is proud to present its latest speciality: neurological sciences and treatment just for children. Our brand new department, which will be a subset of our award-winning neuroscience discipline, will provide attenuated neurology care—from diagnosing and treating common conditions such as headaches to conditions like epilepsy, newborn developmental delay and learning issues in teenagers.

In addition, Aster NeuKIDS also provides these facilities:

Management of difficult epilepsy in children of all ages
Specialised PICU and paediatric neurosurgery support
Well-equipped child development centre that helps generate the best outcome for children with neurological issues
Trained dieticians to support and educate guardians about children with epilepsy on ketogenic diet

Treatments & Procedures

We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.

Advanced Technology & Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Neuro-rehabilitation
This comprehensive rehabilitation regimen can help the patient to maximise and regain normal muscle movement and function after a stroke or for neurological conditions such as: Parkinson’s disease Multiple sclerosis Spinal cord injury Head injury Balance dysfunction Bell’s palsy

FAQs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What is neuroscience?

Neurosciences is a scientific study of the nervous system. This is a multidisciplinary branch that deals with the cellular, functional, behavioral, evolutionary, computational, molecular, and medical aspects of the nervous system. Neurosciences also focuses on the human brain and analyzes how it regulates our body and our behavior.

What is the role of a neurologist?

A neurologist is a medical professional that specializes in treating diseases and conditions related to the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. These doctors are also responsible for diagnosing, managing and treating neurological disorders.

Is there a treatment for neurological disorders?

With the rapid advances in neurology, almost all the neurological disorders are treatable. Today, rapid strides in technology have enabled early diagnosis of the disease, improving the overall outcomes. 

 

What causes neurological disorders?

There are several factors that can lead to a neurological disorder - 

  • Genetic factors 
  • Lifestyle causes 
  • Infections and environmental causes 
  • Physical injuries 
  • Lack of proper nutrition.

When should you visit a neurologist and what happens during your first visit?

Your doctor may refer you to a neurologist if your symptoms are intense and require immediate care from a specialist. During your first visit, your neurologist will review your medical history and will perform a physical exam of your nerves and brain.  Your doctor may also recommend you to undergo other tests to check your vision, smell odors, hearing, coordination, memory, strength, reflexes and cognitive abilities.  Based on the analysis from these tests, your neurologist will manage your condition in the best way possible.

What is neurology? 

It is one of the bigger domains of neuroscience that deals with nervous system disorders of the brain, blood vessels, muscles and nerves.

What are the most common neurological disorders?

Some of the most common neurological disorders are:

  • Stroke
  • Migraine
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Muscular Dystrophies 
  • Peripheral Neuropathy.

How can you identify signs and symptoms of neurological disorders?

Common signs and symptoms of neurological disorders include:

  • Complete or partial paralysis
  • Weakness in muscles
  • Pain without any injury 
  • Poor cognitive skills and difficulty in reading and writing
  • Seizures.

How can you differentiate between a neurosurgeon and a neurologist?

Neurosurgeon - Neurosurgeons are doctors who use surgical and nonsurgical treatments to treat injuries and conditions related to the brain, spine, and nervous system. Some of the most common conditions treated by neurosurgeons are :

  • Aneurysm
  • Blocked arteries
  • Brain tumor
  • Spinal surgery.

Neurologist - They are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of the conditions related to the nervous system such as:

  • Sleep disorders
  • Headaches 
  • Strokes
  • Brain Tumours 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Injuries and infections related to brain and spinal cord
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Pain in the back 
  • Seizures
  • Parkinson’s disease.

A common difference between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon is that, a neurologist can only monitor and supervise the treatment and can refer patients to neurosurgeons who require a surgery. 

 

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