Neurological diseases are conditions and disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
Dignity Health North State uses a team approach to deliver the highest level of care to each person we treat. If you have a neurological disease in Northern California, Find a Doctor who will care for your physical, mental, and spiritual needs. Our neurologists provide services at:
Nervous System Disorders Commonly Treated at Dignity Health North State
We treat a variety of neurological conditions at Dignity Health North State, including:
Symptoms of Neurological Diseases
Symptoms of neurological conditions vary based on the specific disease or disorder as well as the parts of the nervous system affected. For example, cerebral palsy or stroke can cause damage to brain tissue. Multiple sclerosis can affect many nerves at one. Even damage to a single nerve, such as one of the large sciatic nerves in the buttocks, can cause symptoms.
Common symptoms of neurological conditions include:
What Causes Neurological Conditions?
Neurological conditions can have many causes, from head injury to specific gene mutations and genetic disorders. Major causes include:
However, the causes of many neurological conditions are often poorly understood or simply not known.
Treatment Options for Neurological Diseases
Your treatment options will depend on your specific neurological condition and its symptoms and severity. Neurologists at Dignity Health North State commonly treat neurological conditions with surgery, medication, neuropsychology services, and acute rehabilitation and neurocritical care.
Your neurologist will work with you to decide on a care plan that meets your personal goals and needs.
Dignity Health North State neurologists diagnose and treat neurological conditions in Mt. Shasta, Red Bluff, and Redding, CA.