What is neurology?

Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system.

What can a neurologist treat?

Neurologist treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Muscle disorders and pain
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuritis and neuropathy
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson disease
  • Stroke
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Alzheimer disease and other forms of memory problems

Headache Clinic with Jessica Ahlum, MD

Headaches can occur at any frequency or length of time. The headache clinic is available on Wednesdays for patients with headache types including but not limited to: 

  • Migraine headache
  • Cluster headache
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • New persistent daily headaches
  • Tension headaches
  • Medication overuse headaches
  • Headaches accompanied by neurological deficits such as 
    weakness or vision changes

To refer patients to the headache clinic and set up a new patient consult, call 570-522-9771.

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