Appointments

 

Neurology Appointment

Specialized appointment for the initial assessment of patients with complaints that suggest neurological disorders (affecting the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nervous system).

Parkinson's Disease Appointment and other Movement Diseases

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders (Multisystem Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Tics, Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome, Gait Changes, Chorea, Hemifacial Spasm, Myoclonus, Stereotypies, Cerebral Palsy).

Alzheimer's Disease Appointment and other Dementias

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia (Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies).

Cerebrovascular Accident Appointment (CVA)

Specialized appointment for the assessment, prevention and treatment of stroke patients and people with stroke risk factors (including members of families at high risk of CVA).

Headache Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment and treatment of migraine, tension-type headache or other types of headaches (e.g. cluster headache and others) patients.

Memory Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment of people with memory defect complaints (forgetfulness).

Tremor Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of patients with essential tremor (familiar) and other forms of tremor.

Sleeping Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of sleeping disorders patients: insomnia, snoring, apnea, sleeping movements or excessive daytime sleepiness (or tiredness).

Restless Legs Syndrome Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of restless leg syndrome patients (with complaints of uncomfortable leg symptoms that get worse when lying down or sitting down and feel an urgent need to move the legs).

Multiple Sclerosis Appointment and other demyelinating diseases

Specialized appointment for the follow-up and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis patients and other demyelinating diseases. This follow-up values ​​the multidisciplinary aspects related with these patients’ treatment, particulary those in rehabilitation.

Dystonias Appointment

Specialist appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of muscular dystonia’s patients: blepharospasm (eye closure / excessive blinking), cervical dystonia, generalized dystonia including botulinum toxin treatment.

Huntington's Disease Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of Huntington's disease patients and other forms of chorea.

Neurosurgery Appointment

Specialized appointment for the evaluation, planning of surgical treatment and postoperative follow-up of patients with pathology indicated for neurosurgical treatment (disc hernias, brain tumors and others).

Parkinson's Disease Surgery Appointment

Specialized appointment for the selection, preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow- up of undergoing surgery Parkinson's patients (deep brain stimulation). Follow-up includes specific rehabilitation programs for operated patients.

Epilepsy Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, follow-up and treatment of patients who have had a seizure (epileptic seizure) or previously diagnosed with epilepsy.

Psychiatry Appointment

Specialized appointment for the evaluation, follow-up and treatment of psychiatric illness patients (depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other psychoses).

Pain Appointment

Specialized appointment for the diagnosis and treatment of acute or chronic pain, regardless of its cause. The most common forms of chronic pain are low back pain, cervical pain (neck), joint pain (arthritis or arthrosis) and headaches.

Gait Changes Appointment

Specialized appointment on gait analysis, diagnosis and treatment of various diseases to minimize the risk of falls, injuries or fractures, and improve mobility, balance and quality of life.

Vertigo and Tinnitus Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with vertigo complaints, Ménière's disease, imbalance and tinnitus.

Cardiology Appointment

Specialized appointment on the assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors (coronary heart disease, ischemic heart disease and CVA) and preventive measures implementation.

Dermatology Appointment

Specialized appointment for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of different skin pathologies and attachments (hair and nails). Includes screening for skin lesions in increased risk of cancer patients (e.g. Parkinson's disease).

Urology Appointment (Neuro-urology)

Specialized appointment for the diagnosis and treatment of urological problems associated with neurological disorders (e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Multisystem Atrophy, Alzheimer's Disease, etc.). It includes the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract diseases, in both sexes, and male reproductive system diseases.

Internal Medicine Appointment

Specialized appointment for the patient, as a whole, coordinating the different medical interventions with each other and contributing to a better articulation between the different specialties.

Clinical Psychology Appointment

Specialized appointment in psychological assessment and counseling and therapeutic intervention with individual, group or family psychotherapy.

Neuropsychology Appointment (Neuropsychological Assessment)

Specialized appointment for the diagnosis of cognitive functions. Neuropsychological appointments include a neuropsychological assessment based on assessment tests (e.g. attention, memory, language, reasoning).

Sexology Appointment

Specialized appointment on the global approach to sexuality changes, including sexual dysfunction associated to neurological disorders.

Nutrition Appointment

Specialized appointment in the evaluation and planning of a suitable diet for each person, aiming to health promotion through the implementation of the most suitable diet to the characteristics of each disease.

Neurorehabilitation Appointment

Specialized appointment for the assessment and planning of rehabilitation programs to be carried out at CNS or through the development of rehabilitation and physical activity programs to be carried out by patients at home.

Speech Changes and Swallowing Appointment

Specialized appointment for evaluation and treatment of speech and swallowing disorders in individuals with neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, Huntington's Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, CVA (stroke).
Therapeutic interventions, regarding speech and swallowing, include the changed functions rehabilitation, selection of techniques aimed to turn easier communication and swallowing, teaching and training the patient and caregivers how to use augmentative and alternative communication strategies, adapted food preparation, among others.

Nursing Appointment

Specialized appointment on nursing support for patients with neurological disorders, including care, counseling for patients, caregivers and family members, medication management support (preparation and distribution of medication in leak-proof blisters, according to the patient's medication schedule), home support and others.

Caregiver Counseling and Support Appointment

Specialized appointment for family members or in care of neurological disorders patients. The caregiver support appointment includes two main strands: a) a strand to be performed by nurses and/or therapists, which aims to provide information on disease characteristics and training on strategies to facilitate the approach of the most frequent problems; b) another to be performed individually or in group with a psychologist, which aims to help the caregiver and family members to deal with these stressful tasks.

Electromyography

Examination (EMG) that assesses the nerve or muscle function or transmission between them. It identifies neuromuscular diseases, providing information on the functional characteristics of the roots, nerve plexuses, peripheral nerves, neuromuscular plaque and muscle. Some electrical activity patterns suggest a nerves or muscles disease.