Neurologists Treat Disorders
of the Body’s Nervous System

Neurology deals with the body’s complex nervous system responsible for sending and retrieving information from all areas of the body. The Central Nervous System deals with the brain and spine, while the Peripheral Nervous System includes internal organs, muscles and glands.

McLeod Health Neurologists offer state-of-the-art services for a full range of neurological conditions.

Neurologists are available at our Florence and Little River locations. Physician referrals are required.

  • Complex, Often Chronic Diseases Involve A Neurologist

    A neurologist diagnoses and treats disorders, including:

    • Stroke
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Headache disorders, Sleep disorders
    • Seizure disorders including epilepsy
    • Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
    • Brain and spinal cord injuries and disorders
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    If the patient requires surgery, the neurologist will refer the patient to a neurosurgeon.

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  • Neurology’s Goal: Helping the Patient Lead a Healthier and Better Quality of Life

    A Neurologist can act as a principal care provider or consultant to another physician. To aid in the diagnoses and treatment, the Neurologist might perform a neurological exam to test functionality, including muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, coordination, memory, vision and speech. Patients with sleep disorders may require a sleep study. In addition, tests including CT scans, MRIs, electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography/nerve conduction velocity (EMG/NCV) studies can provide further information.