CT or MRI To Diagnose Nervous System Problems

CT or MRI To Diagnose Nervous System Problems

While examining a dog or cat for a neurological problem, a neurologist’s primary aim is to pinpoint where exactly the problem is located in the nervous system. We do not start with a CT or MRI. Instead, we begin by asking our patients a series of questions. For...
Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)

Intervertebral discs are the cushions between the vertebra (the bones between the spinal column). Their anatomy is often compared to that of a jelly doughnut with a gelatinous center surrounded by an outer shell. Intervertebral discs function to (1) hold the spinal...
Horner’s Syndrome

Horner’s Syndrome

Horner’s Syndrome is a common neurological disorder that affects the eye. A combination of signs can occur caused by the disruption of a nerve pathway from the brain to the eye and surrounding structures on one side of the body. Causes Most commonly, we do not find an...