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Specializes in Neurology
1616 Covington Street
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. Robert Brocker is a neurologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Brocker is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Neurology
550 Parmalee Avenue; Suite 200
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. John Becker works as a neurologist in Youngstown, OH. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Becker attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
1340 Belmont Avenue; Suite 2200
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. Donald Tamulonis sees patients in Youngstown, OH. His medical specialties are osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Tamulonis is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tamulonis is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Neurology?

Neurology is the study of the brain and nervous system, including the spinal cord and nerves. Disorders of the nervous system can affect many parts of the body, and a neurological exam must be quite thorough. A neurologist examining a new patient will check for any issues with:

  • motor skills (the way your brain and muscles work together)
  • sensory skills (sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell)
  • nerve function
  • coordination and balance
  • changes in mood or behavior

A neurologist can order different kinds of tests to check the function of the brain and nerves. These tests may include a head CT scan (a type of 3-dimensional x-ray), an electroencephalogram (which measures the electrical impulses inside the brain), an MRI (a detailed image of the brain or spinal cord), or electromyography (which uses electricity to test nerve function). The results of the exam and the tests help neurologists diagnose and form treatment plans for disorders like multiple sclerosis, tremors, stroke, and migraine headaches.

Some neurological problems, such as certain brain tumors, may require surgical treatment. Since neurologists do not perform surgery, they will refer patients who need operations to a surgical subspecialist, such as a neurosurgeon. Beyond surgery, a neurologist might recommend any of the following treatments:

  • medication (such as interferon for MS or topiramate for migraines)
  • laser therapy (class IV laser treatment is sometimes used to alleviate peripheral neuropathy pain)
  • physical therapy (stretches and exercises can increase balance and range of motion, helping patients to move more easily and with less pain)

Therapies such as these can improve quality of life for patients dealing with neurological disorders. Neurologists help their patients sense and interact with the world at their very best.

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