Falls & Gait Problems
Integrated Neurology Services
Integrated Neurology Services can help those who suffer with problems associated with falls and movement. We have experienced neurological staff and physicians who are qualified to examine patients and help them with these problems. Physicians address possible diseases of the nervous system and also include diseases that may affect the muscles, nerves, brain and spinal cord. Both neuromuscular and movement disorders can cause gait problems and falls.
Falls and Gait Problems may be caused by
Falls and gait problems may be caused by a variety of neurological conditions that include stroke, Parkinson’s disease, polytrauma, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis and migraines. These conditions may be treated either in outpatient or inpatient locations for the convenience and practicalities of the patient’s particular ailments.
Spinal disorders can also be the cause of serious problems with falls and movement. These disorders can also be treated by INS by using radiculopathy/radicular pain, medial branch blocks, transforaminal epidural steroid injections, intra-articular SI, hip joint injections and radiofrequency ablation.
Trigger point injections, nerve blocks and acupuncture are also used by INS to treat neurological conditions.
INS helps a large number of patients who suffer with falls and gait problems. They also have a vast number of neurological services that help these patients live a more productive and safe life. Their treatment plants include Medtronic ITB Therapy. This therapy is conducted by injections of baclofen injection right into the intrathecal space. this is accomplished in minute and controlled doses by utilizing a pump that is surgically implanted. The pump just needs to be filled with the proper medication by coming to appointments for refills.
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) and Electromyography (EMG) studies are performed. These are conducted when a muscle or nerve disorder may be the cause of the problems. Electrodes are used during NCV and are placed on the skin. EMG is used to measure any nerve impulses located within the muscles themselves. EMG uses minute electrodes that are put right in the leg and arm muscles.