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SPECIAL SECTION Neurotrauma 80 Innovative Health - Summer 2016 Since ancient times, neurological disorders have presented a unique challenge for physicians and scientists. Although serious injuries to the brain and spinal cord were known to have serious health consequences, other ailments such as seizures, stroke, or chronic migraines were thought to be the result of witchcraft or the work of the devil. Unfortunately, treatments for these conditions were ineffective at best and horribly invasive and harmful at worst. Today we have a much clearer picture of how the nervous system functions. Recent advances in diagnostic and imaging techniques have dramatically changed the way we diagnose and treat neurological disorders. As a board certified Neurologist with fellowship training in Neurophysiology, Dr. Omar Ahmad has years of experience investigating, diagnosing, and treating all manner of neurological disorders and diseases affecting the nervous system, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, chronic migraines, dementia, and stroke. Along with the other providers at the Michigan Neuroscience Clinic, he works to give patients effective, compassionate care. Unfortunately, many of these neurological conditions are not only permanent, but degenerative as well. For many patients, an early diagnosis can mean preventing damage and slowing the progress of their disease so pinpointing the exact nature of a condition is essential. Tingling, numbness, muscle weakness, and cramping could be attributed to a compressed nerve, or could be a sign of a much more serious underlying An Expert in Soothing the Nerves CUTTING EDGE TECHNIQUES, COMPASSIONATE CARE/// BY LINDSAY CRAWFORD


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