Unless one is a medical student, most students or should we say, most people will not really bother knowing about neurology or what neurology specialists do. But when certain health (neurological) conditions begin to affect a person or his/her loved ones, that’s also the time when his/her acknowledge of this field and the people behind it could also increase.
What do you do after all — after you or a loved one is suffering from stroke or Parkinson’s disease? You probably research more about the condition, seek the best treatment and along the way, make yourself familiar with disease,treatment and the neurology specialist. Isn’t it?
Simply put, we run to neurology specialists to help us face neurological conditions. A neurological condition affects the brain, spinal cord and nerves. A function is impaired and could also bring about pain, numbness and even tingling sensations. By cooperating with these specialists as informed patients, we or our loved ones could be helped. We get properly diagnosed, given medication options and helped with pain management as well. They could also help us towards any needed physical or occupational therapy. And among others, they could also help direct us where and how we could get the emotional support we or our loved ones need during such challenging times.