It is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of of patients with injury to, or diseases/disorders of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body. The specialty of neurosurgical care includes both adult and pediatric patients. Dependent upon the nature of the injury or disease a neurological surgeon may provide surgical and/or non-surgical care.
Main types of conditions that Neurosurgeons Treat :
● Tumours of the brain, spine and skull
● Trauma to the head and Spinal Cord
● Degenerative Spinal conditions and prolapsed discs
● Cerebral (brain) Aneurysms and Strokes