On a visit to one of our Centres, our qualified neurologist will be meeting with the patient.
Neurologists are experts in the treatment of the patient’s nervous system. This could be in direct relation to the brain, the spinal cord or the complex system of nerves and muscles in the body.
Dysfunction of the nervous system results in pain, a limitation in movement or sensory capacity thereby impeding normal body activities. Symptoms could also show themselves in other issues such as lack of sleep, fits and memory loss.
It is important that the neurological issues are diagnosed and treated effectively.
Siow Neurology, Headache and Pain centres have a fully trained and certified neurologist who has over 20 years of experience in the care of neurological disorders. We use state of the art diagnostic testing, the leading treatments and individualised plans for our patients.
We provide neurological services for the treatment of the following disorders:
Our team have become expert in the care and treatment of what can be an intrusive and long lasting ailment. Headaches do not discriminate. Nine out of ten people will suffer from headaches, with four out of ten people suffering from tension-type headaches and one in ten being afflicted by migraines.
This can severely affect work, leisure and family activities. It is important to classify headaches according to International Headache Society (IHS) classifications. Migraines, tension type headaches (TTH), and medication overuse headache (MOH), cervicogenic and cluster headaches are some of the classifications. The treatment of the various headache disorders require an individualised approach.
No one size fits all. Treatment with oral and or intravenous medications and nerve blocks may be employed. In addition to pharmacological drugs, or thermal feedback, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), relaxation and behavioural training can be used as a supplement or standing treatment for headache sufferers.
Chronic pain management
Nerve pain across any part of the body is tiring, worrying and uncomfortable. Some conditions can be severe enough to prevent eating. In other cases the pain can continue for years if not treated. Siow, Neurology , Headache and Pain Centres, care is taken to correctly diagnose the condition and to reduce the source of pain across all parts of the body.
There are combinations of treatments which can range from nerve blocks, nucleoplasty, radiofrequency treatment, epidural steroid Injection treatment and medication to physical therapy and even a sympathetic ear. Patients should be reassured that they shall receive the highest measure of care and professionalism and that both in the short and long term, pain can be readily reduced and mostly eliminated.
We diagnose and investigate the cause of your stroke and will come up with a plan on how to optimise your recovery from this devastating neurological disorder. We work with rehabilitation therapists, speech therapists and use various medications to treat and prevent recurrence of this disorder. At times we also work with our neurosurgical colleagues if surgery is indicated.
Diagnositic modalities including EMG and genetic testing are utilised to determine the cause before treatment is initiated. Nerve conduction studies for disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also useful. We also offer muscle biopsy services to confirm difficult to diagnose muscle disorders. Our professional staff will prescribe patients a course of treatment including medication, therapeutic exercise and rest to bring the wrists and arms back to normal.
Patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease usually suffer from memory difficulties. If left untreated most patients will end up in nursing homes within five to six years. In severe cases, patients will even forget their way home. Our specialists are very experienced and sympathetic carers in the treatment and relief from dementia and our patients are treated gently and carefully.
Although some cases are incurable, Siow Neurology Headache and Pain Centres can provide dramatic relief from symptoms either through medication, physical therapy or behavioural therapy. That way our patients can have the best possible quality of life. We are also constantly looking for the latest developments in medical research please visit www.thebraincenter.com.sg for more information.
Siow Neurology Headache and Pain Centres also work with neurosurgeons to offer deep brain stimulation for patients who don’t respond so well to traditional treatment. This new treatment can afford dramatic relief from Parkinson symptoms. Our team are sympathetic and understanding practitioners in the care of Parkinson’s disease sufferers.
Siow Neurology, Headache and Pain Centres use many methods to assess sleep deprivation including sleep studies, videos and interviews. Sleep studies can also be carried out at the patient’s home to measure sleep performance. Rest assured, Siow Neurology Headache and Pain centres have helped a number of patients to improve their sleep disorders. Normal sleep patterns can be achieved through sleep education, cognitive therapy, medication, biotherapy, relaxation techniques, psychotherapy and sleep restriction.
These can of course be disruptive and trying to the sufferer and are sometimes deeply troubling. At Siow, Neurology Headache and Pain centres, our caring professionals will work hard to bring life back to as near to normalcy as possible.
It is important to begin treatment as soon as possible once epilepsy has been diagnosed. In eighty percent of those diagnosed with epilepsy, seizures can be controlled with modern medicines and surgical techniques. It is important that epilepsy patients are treated sympathetically, especially children. The appropriate use of EEG will help our understanding of the condition.
Whilst there is no cure for most epilepsies, in some cases epilepsy may go away. At Siow, Neurology Headache and Pain centres, all patients will receive the most appropriate treatment and care.
Siow Neurology Headache and Pain centres are expert at the appropriate administration of medication and treatments for these ailments. Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis which can be overcome with the correct medication. Siow, Neurology Headache and Pain centres have the expertise to help towards a full recovery.
Recovery can take a matter of weeks. It is also important that the right advice is received from your neurologist in the identification of autoimmune brain disorders as these frequently recover fully if treated and diagnosed early.