Range of competence
Cranial nerve status, strength, motor performance, sensitivity, coordination, muscle tone, gait, balance.
Examination of memory, neuropsychological studies i.e. for speech disorders, cognitive impairment, after head injury.
require a purposeful approach e.g. during nerve or muscle inflammation, epilepsy etc. Electromyography (EMG), Electroneurography, Evoked Potentials can be tested in our praxis. Electroencephalogram (EEG), and Polysomnography (sleep laboratory) can be accomplished by my collaborators in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón - just beside our office.
Chronic neurological disorders
like e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer disease, chronic pain syndromes, epilepsy require integral treatment and detailed consultation, which considers the situation of the family and their surroundings.
Headache and Migraine
require usually a very detailed patient history, experience, purposeful diagnostics and patience; they are, however, usually well treatable.
Ambulatory infusion treatment in case of acute Migraine crisis, MS-relapse, pain therapy.
bei akuter Migraine, MS-Schub, Schmerztherapie.
Acute hospital treatment
in case of stroke, MS-relapse, brain tumour, vertebral disc hernia or other acute neurological disorders takes place in the Clinica Juaneda close to our practice. Clinical visits take place daily including weekend. The hospital has an excellent translation service with native english speakers for the patients daily from 9.00 to 21.00h and/or. 9.00 to 16,00 at weekend and holidays.
e.g. to rule out meningitis, neuroborreliosis or multiple sclerosis, in the Clínica Juaneda.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) and intrathecal therapy
Indication and implant surgery, control and adjustment of cerebral pace makers - deep brain stimulation - for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
Psychopathological examination and treatment. Many neurological syndromes are related to affective disorders which require specific treatment.
X-Ray, Computerised Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies can be performed in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón , we arrange appointments and charges. In a 1,5 Tesla apparatus all standard techniques are available. Furthermore in specific situations, diffusion and perfusion sequences, 3-D angiography, cerebro-spinal flow studies, spectroscopy and reconstruction of the vestibulo-cochlear system. The imaging studies are interpreted and fully explained to the patient.
Sonographic Doppler and Duplex studies
of the cervical arteries can be performed either by the cardiologist Dr. Chadid or by my colleagues in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón .
Home visits are possible in case of urgency or immobile patients.
My substitute is Mrs. Dr. Carmen MARQUÉS. You can find her in the Clínica Juaneda (+34 971 731 647), please ask for the english translater service)