Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) have experience treating all types of brain and nervous system (neurological) conditions.

Many people come to Mayo Clinic when their condition is unusual or extremely complex. You may come to Mayo Clinic on your own or with a referral from your doctor, neurologist or neurosurgeon.

Neurologists work with a team of doctors trained in many areas to determine the most appropriate treatment for your individual needs.

Mayo Clinic treats the following conditions and offers the following services. Not all services may be available at all locations. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Diseases and conditions treated in neurology

A

B

C

D

  • Degenerative disk
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • Demyelinating disease
  • Demyelinating polyneuropathy or polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Devic's disease (neuromyelitis optica)
  • Diabetic amyotrophy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disk disease
  • Disk space infection or diskitis
  • Dissection, basilar or carotid
  • Disseminated encephalomyelitis (acute)
  • Double vision
  • Drop attacks
  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysautonomia or dysautonomic neuropathy
  • Dysesthesia
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dysphagia alone or with muscle disease, myasthenia or Lambert-Eaton disease
  • Dyspnea with muscle disease, myasthenia or Lambert-Eaton disease
  • Dystonia

E

F

G

  • Gait disturbance or unsteadiness
  • Genetic disorders of stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases
  • Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Granulomatous vasculitis of CNS
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome

H

  • Hashimoto encephalopathy
  • Headache
  • Head injury
  • Heat intolerance
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemiballismus
  • Hemicrania (chronic, persistent, paroxysmal)
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Hemiparesis
  • Hemorrhage (intracranial, subarachnoid, subdural)
  • Hereditary neuropathies
  • Herniated disk
  • HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM)
  • Huntington's disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hypertrophic pachymeningitis
  • Hypnic headache

I

K

  • Kennedy disease (spinobulbar atrophy)

L

  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Leukoencephalopathy (progressive multifocal)
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Limb girdle dystrophy
  • Limbic encephalitis
  • Low back pain
  • Lumbar pain
  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Lumbar spondylosis
  • Lumbosacral plexopathy
  • Lyme disease with cranial nerve palsy, meningitis or myelopathy
  • Lymphoma (brain or spinal cord)

M

N

O

P

Q

  • Quadriparesis or quadriplegia (not due to trauma or injury)

R

S

  • Sarcoidosis of nervous system
  • Scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatic neuropathy
  • Secondary brain tumor
  • Seizures
  • Seizure surgery
  • Semantic dementia
  • Sensory neuropathy
  • Shy-Drager syndrome
  • Sjogren's associated encephalopathy
  • Sleep disorders
  • SLE with central nervous system involvement
  • Slurred speech
  • Small fiber neuropathy
  • Small vessel white matter disease
  • Spasmodic torticollis
  • Spasticity
  • Speech disturbance
  • Spells (excluding TIAs)
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal abscess
  • Spinal arteriovenous malformations
  • Spinal cord disease
  • Spinal cord metastases with unknown site of primary
  • Spinal cord tumor
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinocerebellar disease or degeneration
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylotic myelopathy
  • Stiff man syndrome or stiff person syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Stroke prevention
  • Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Subdural hemorrhage or hematoma
  • Supranuclear palsy
  • Syringomyelia

T

U

  • Ulnar neuropathy
  • Unsteadiness of gait

V

  • Vascular dementia
  • Vascular headache
  • Vasculitis of central nervous system
  • Venous angioma
  • Venous malformation
  • Venous thrombosis (cerebral, brain)
  • Vertebral artery stenosis, blockage or dissection
  • Vertebrobasilar insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Visual loss
  • Visual problems without eye disease
  • Vocal cord paralysis

W

  • Weakness of muscles (not entire body)
  • Wegener's granulomatosis involving the nervous system
  • Whipple's disease
  • Writer's cramp