The nervous system can have a huge impact on all areas of your body, and it is often a complicated and sophisticated system to try and understand. When you are having issues caused by your nervous system, it can be difficult to diagnose and treat. As a result, it is often worth seeing a neurology consultant in London.
What is a Neurology Consultant in London?
A neurology consultant, or neurologist, is a medically qualified doctor that specialises in disorders of the nervous system. Any disease that involves the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems can be diagnosed and treated by a neurology consultant in London.
A neurologist can also help to manage other conditions that affect the meninges (the coverings of the brain), the blood supply to the nervous systems and muscles as the nervous system controls them. The types of systems that could be diagnosed and treated by a neurology consultant in London include:
- Migraines and tension headaches
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Inflammation of the nervous system
- Parkinson’s disease
- Disorders of movement
- Cerebrovascular disease
- Peripheral nerve and muscle disorders
- Neurodegenerative diseases.
Why choose Dr Paviour as a Neurology Consultant in London?
Dr Paviour has a busy NHS and private practice as a highly experienced neurology consultant in London. He boasts an array of highly acclaimed qualifications, including a PhD from the Institute of Neurology and specialist Neurology training in London. Furthermore, Dr Paviour prides himself in getting to know each and every patient individually, in order to properly diagnose and treat them.
During an initial consultation, he will ask about your symptoms and review your medical history. Following this, he will complete a physical examination. This focuses on the nervous system and how it is functioning. Furthermore, the examination often includes testing muscle strength and coordination, vision and eye movements, sensation and balance, as well as language function and speech. After your initial consultation with Dr Paviour, he will explain what he believes the problem could be. He will also talk you through any other possibilities that need to be considered, such as imaging studies, blood tests or electrical tests.