Neurology

Neurology is the branch of medicine that deals with disease of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. A neurologist sees patients with problems affecting the brain (central), the nerves to the face, spinal cord, arms and legs (peripheral).

The Neurology department at Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital treats patients with various neurological conditions such as: 

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Balance problems
  • Epilepsy
  • Demyelinating brain diseases
  • Peripheral nerve disease
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tremors
  • Infectious disease of the brain etc.

Treatment provided for headaches:

  • Lifestyle advice
  • Advice on oral preventative medications
  • Botulinum toxin type A for chronic migraine
  • Occipital nerve block

Clinical Neurophysiology services

  • Nerve conduction studies (NCS)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)