Neurology Treatments and Services

Neurological disorder tests and treatments vary depending on the neurological condition. Our diagnostic services include complete neurologic evaluation, including:

  • Digital subtraction angiography, arteriography and myography, with appropriate neuroradiology support (at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center)
  • Computerized tomography (CT)
  • Long-term video and ambulatory EEG monitoring
  • Lumbar puncture (LP)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Neuromuscular electrophysiology (EMG)
  • Visual, auditory, somatosensory evoked potentials

We hold the following subspeciality clinics at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center:

  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Memory
  • Movement disorders
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Pediatric neurology
  • Stroke


At your first appointment, we will interview you to obtain your medical history and perform a neurological examination.

The neurological examination may involve testing your motor and sensory skills, including checking your strength, coordination, and balance. We may also check your hearing, speech, vision, and memory.

As part of our evaluation, we may request one or more of the following tests. Some of these links go to our Healthwise® Health Encyclopedia.


Treatments will vary depending on the neurological condition with which you are diagnosed, but may include:

  • Medications
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Support groups

In special cases, surgery may be required.