Neurology

Neurology is the branch of science that deals with the treatment of neurological conditions like movement disorders, neuropathy, dementia, stroke, seizures and epilepsy. At Kennedy Health center, out team of medical experts and experienced neurologists prefer non-invasive treatments and strive to cure their patients by treating the root cause. Most of the movement disorders are mainly neurological problems that can be treated and managed successfully with the right diagnosis.

What are the different neurological disorders that affect people?

Discussed below are some of the neurological problems that affect motor functions and muscle movements.

Restless Leg Syndrome

This is a condition in which the patient might feel unusual creepy-crawly, prickly or tingly sensations in their legs due to dysfunctional nerves. In order to relieve these sensations, there is uncontrolled movement of the limbs.

Ataxia

Ataxia is a condition which results in a failure of muscle control in the hands and legs of the person. Its symptoms include lack of hand-eye co-ordination and a general lack of balance. It can also affect movement in fingers and eyes.

Dystonia

The symptoms of Dystonia are very specific and occur when the muscles get hyper-active and body movements keep repeating themselves. Sometimes even the muscles that are not intended for movement end up working in excess.

Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating disease in which the brain cells lose its tendency to produce dopamine – An essential component for the working of the brain. As this disease advances the movement and motor function significantly reduce.

Essential Tremor

It is a progressive disease generally characterized by tremors in hands or necks while eating, holding or writing. This disease is hereditarily acquired in most cases.

How are these conditions treated?

Our expert neurology team at Kennedy Health is experienced in running a comprehensive set of diagnostic test for accurate diagnosis. The completely customized treatment plan is drawn up on a case-by-case basis. Therapeutic massage, Neuropathy management and other non-invasive treatments are prescribed as treatments that wholly satisfy the patients and their needs.

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