What We Treat
Persistent or sudden headaches, muscle weakness, lack of coordination, loss of sensation, seizures and memory loss can all be signs that something is not right with your nervous system. CURA Medical Specialists are experienced in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system, including:
This is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain, and about 50,000 people suffer from it each year.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Often called a ministroke, a TIA is a temporary period of symptoms similar to those of a stroke. A TIA usually lasts only a few minutes and doesn’t cause permanent damage.
Headache—in all its varieties—is common and can seriously affect your quality of life. When headaches don’t respond to the usual treatments, our specialists can help.
Migraines are a debilitating and often misunderstood headache disorder. The good news is that effective migraine treatment can help manage and prevent attacks to minimize their interference with your life.
Almost 500,000 Australians have a brain aneurysm, which is a bulge that forms in the blood vessel of your brain.
We offer individually tailored treatment plans for all people with epilepsy, even those with the most challenging seizure disorders.
While there are different causes of neck and back pain, many cases can be attributed to nerve problems. We can help diagnose the source of your back pain, and recommend the best treatment approach.
IIH is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain, 1 in 100,000 people get diagnosed with IIH.
Intracranial Atherosclerosis (ICAD)
ICAD occurs when these arteries become clogged with a sticky substance called plaque, made up of deposits of fat and cholesterol.
Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or dizziness, often accompanied by nausea and vomiting, that occurs as a result of problems within the brain or the inner ear.
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF) or Arteriovenous Fistula (AVM)
DAVFs are abnormal connections between an artery and a vein in the tough covering over the brain or spinal cord (dura mater).
Carotid artery disease is narrowing of the carotid arteries. These arteries deliver oxygenated blood from the heart to the brain.