A neurosurgeon is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body.
Typical symptoms like Partial or complete paralysis, Muscle weakness, Partial or complete loss of sensation, Seizures, Difficulty reading and writing, Poor cognitive abilities, Unexplained pain, and Decreased alertness.
The tests include the Blood test, urine test, Imaging tests such as an x-ray or MRI, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) test, Biopsy, electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG).
Both neurologists and neurosurgeons treat people who have conditions that affect the nervous system. However, neurosurgeons operate surgically, whereas neurologists do not.
Yes, they treat many different diseases and conditions affecting the brain, spine, spinal cord and the peripheral nerves.