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Diagnostics

Diagnostics are a vital component of health care. No matter how minor or severe your health concern is, if it isn’t diagnosed properly, you run the risk of not recovering from it. Diagnostic tests are incredibly important to ensure we provide you with the correct treatment and an appropriate care plan for your particular situation.

The first time you come inside our facility, we understand that you will probably have a general idea of what the problem is. Even if you don’t, you probably know where the pain occurs or what types of symptoms you are dealing with. That is a great starting point. However, without delving further into the medical concern and the function of your body, we won’t be able to provide long-term solutions and actual relief. Without proper diagnoses, we are only putting a band-aid on a battle wound, so we always seek to discover the root cause of the symptoms and we begin treatment there.

Advanced Diagnostic Technology

At AICA Orthopedics in Atlanta, we are grateful and honored to have some of the most advanced diagnostic technology in the industry. All of our locations are outfitted with incredible pieces of equipment that allow us to do our jobs to the best of our ability and provide you with the best care possible. In addition to having some of the best specialists in Atlanta, including neurology experts, orthopedic professionals, chiropractors, and physical therapists, we also have fantastic imaging capabilities, such as MRIs, CT scans, X-Rays, and fluoroscopy procedures. Not only that, but our diagnostic technology is top of the line and extremely innovative as well. Here are just a few of the state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures we can do:

EMG

Electromyography can help us determine the health of your muscles with a simple test and some advanced equipment. This diagnostic testing can help us find herniated discs, muscle disorders, motor problems, peripheral nerve disorders, and so much more.

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NCV

Nerve Conduction Velocity procedures allow us to test your nerves for a disorder, a disease, or damage. With simple electrode patches and advanced technology, we can determine the primary location of a nerve problem and interpret the test results to create the best care and treatment plan.

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Brain & Neurological Testing

If you’ve experienced a trauma or are living with a neurological disease, we can perform noninvasive brain and neurological testing to learn how your nervous system is functioning. Just like any type of investigation, these tests are performed to figure out the issue that is causing problems. We often begin with noninvasive testing that rules out or confirms the most common issues, and we continue testing until we find out the exact root cause of your health concern.

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Who Oversees Your Procedure

The treatment and study of the nervous system falls under the field of medicine called Neurology. Neurology handles the diagnosis of any disorders which involve the central and peripheral nervous system, including blood vessels and muscles. A neurologist is a physician who is trained in this type of medicine and will be the one investigating, diagnosing, and treat any type of neurological disorders. Our neurologists often work side by side with other specialists, such as chiropractors, physical therapists, and more. This is to ensure you get the most comprehensive care possible. A team of specialists across multiple fields of medicine will work together during your diagnostic procedures and treatment plans. Each physician will deal with his or her area of expertise and will add their suggestions to your care plan to help you find relief and optimal health as quickly, effectively, and safely as possible. Neurosurgeons, not to be mistaken for neurologists, are the doctors who perform surgery in this field.

When it comes to any nerve, brain, or spine complication, our staff will test for any disorders in these areas of your body and complete diagnostic testing to be certain we have found the root cause of your symptoms. With our diagnostic technology, we can identify a number of issues, including the following:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Strokes
  • Parkinson’s
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • ALS
  • Seizures
  • Speech and language disorders
  • And much more

Neurological diagnostic testing is performed by a highly trained and experienced neurologist and usually takes a few minutes with little to no discomfort. The results of these tests can help in planning the appropriate course of treatment for you. Diagnostic exams may differ for each patient and are dependent upon the condition you are in and the doctor administering the test. The specialists at AICA Orthopedics are incredibly experienced and are experts when it comes to your neurological treatment. You can rest assured that you are in good hands with all of our doctors and staff members across any of our metro Atlanta locations.

We Prioritize Your Health

Our entire team is made up of medical experts who are passionate about their fields. They work together to give you the best comprehensive care available, and they always prioritize your health and wellbeing. They work with you to create customized treatment plans, and they support you throughout your entire healing and recovery process. With our experts and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, you can be sure you will be in great hands. You can find us at one of our many locations across metro Atlanta.

Do not hesitate if you are experiencing pain, muscle weakness, or any symptoms that we have discussed above. Give yourself peace of mind and reach out to us today so we can get started helping you live a more comfortable life. To get more information about diagnostic testing or if you are having any other issues, reach out to us and speak to our knowledgeable team members, or schedule an appointment and have a personal conversation with a specialist so we can set you on the right path to recovery.

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