Neurology is a broad discipline though some of the more common disorders are listed below.
1. Clinical Consultations
- General Neurology (all neurological conditions)
- Dizziness and balance (neuro-otology)
- Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIAs)
- Epilepsy and seizures
- Headache (all types including Migraine)
- Parkinson's disease, tremor and movement disorders
- Nerve and muscle problems (tingling, pain, numbness & weakness)
- Multiple Sclerosis (diagnosis and management)
2. Nerve conduction studies/ EMG
- General Neurophysiology
(tingling, numbness, pain or weakness in the arms or legs)
- Carpal tunnel studies
- Muscle weakness
- Ulnar Neuropathy
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Sciatica and lower limb nerve root compression
- Neck and upper limb nerve root compression
3. Botulinum toxin injections for neurological conditions
- Chronic Migraine Headache
- Hemifacial spasm (twitching of one side of the face)
- Blepharospasm (twitching of the eyes)
- Cervical dystonia/torticollis (tics/movement of the head/neck)
- Post stroke spasticity/other spasticity
- Axillary hyperhidrosis (excess under arm sweating)
- Sialorrhoea (excess saliva)
- Focal dystonia (of the hand or limb)
- Localised tremors (non medicare)
- Other movement disorders (non medicare)
- Localised myofacial pain/fibromyalgia (non medicare)
- Raynauds disease (non medicare)
4. Nerve blocks/steroid injections
- Greater occipital neuralgia
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
5. Workcover and motor vehicle accidents authority (MAA) assessment of permanent disability.
These assessments need to be arranged through an insurer.
6. Medicolegal (legal medicine) expert reports.
These assessments should be arranged through your solicitor.