Neuro-surgery

Neuro-surgery

Neuro-surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the entire nervous system, composed of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column as well as the nerves that travel through all parts of the body. A neuro-surgeon may provide either surgical or non-surgical care, depending on the nature of the injury or illness.

Disorders of the brain, spine and nerves commonly treated by neuro-surgeons include:

Carotid Artery Disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Spine Disorders, Chronic Pain, Craniosynostosis, Epilepsy, Head Injury, Herniated Disk, Hydrocephalus, Intracranial Aneurysm, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Meningomyelocele, Parkinson’s Disease, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Tumors