Neurological Services in Santa Clarita

Comprehensive Tele-Neurological Care in Santa Clarita 
Discover exceptional neurological care in Santa Clarita with our comprehensive tele-neurological services. A teleneurologist utilizes remote technology to provide top-notch treatment for non-acute chronic neurological conditions. From brain and spinal cord disorders to nerve and muscle conditions, we offer specialized care with a combination of expert knowledge, compassion, and state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. Join us on this journey towards improved neurological health.  

Getting to know the nature of Neurological Disorders and their impact 

As a leading teleneurologist with over 20 years experience, Dr. Ourmazdi at Advanced Associates in Neurology understands the distinctive requirements of each individual we serve. A devoted teleneurologist is dedicated to delivering thorough and individualized care, prioritizing diagnosis, successful treatment strategies, and continuous support for patients and their loved ones.  

Diverse Range of Disorders: Neurological disorders are incredibly diverse, covering conditions such as epilepsy, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, migraine, neuropathy, and many others. Each disorder has its own unique characteristics, symptoms, and challenges.  

Impact on Daily Functioning: Neurological disorders can significantly impact an individual’s daily functioning. Symptoms may include cognitive impairment, motor dysfunction, sensory disturbances, pain, and emotional changes. The severity and nature of these symptoms vary widely, depending on the specific disorder.  

Chronic and Progressive Nature: Many neurological disorders are chronic and may progress over time. Conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and certain forms of neuropathy can have long-term impact on a person’s health and quality of life.  

Effect on Mental Health: Neurological disorders often have implications for mental health. Conditions such as depression and anxiety are commonly associated with neurological disorders, either as a result of the condition itself or as a reaction to the challenges it poses.  

Diagnostic Challenges: Diagnosing neurological disorders can be complex, as symptoms may overlap or evolve over time. Accurate diagnosis often requires a combination of clinical assessments, imaging studies, and specialized tests conducted by neurologists and other healthcare professionals.  

Overview of advanced treatment options available in the area  

Regardless of location or a patient’s primary residence, we will refer patients to various state of the art facilities within a short distance of their hometowns. 
There are a diverse range of advanced treatment options for neurological conditions today, reflecting continued advancements in medical science. These cutting-edge interventions aim to address various neurological disorders, offering hope, improved outcomes, and enhanced quality of life for patients.   
Here is an overview of some advanced treatment options you can expect:  

Neuropharmacology: Advancements in pharmaceuticals have led to the development of targeted medications to manage neurological conditions. From antiepileptic drugs for seizure disorders to disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer’s, neuropharmacology plays a crucial role in controlling symptoms and slowing disease progression.   

Neurostimulation Therapies:  Noninvasive neurostimulation is a type of treatment that involves the use of mild electrical impulses to target and stimulate specific nerves or areas of the brain. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, including Chronic pain, such as neuropathic pain, back pain, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been used for treatment of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  In the case of migraines, some patients may benefit from neurostimulation, particularly vagus nerve stimulation, which is thought to reduce the frequency and severity of migraine attacks.      

Botox Injections: Botox injections are increasingly used for neurological conditions such as migraines, cervical dystonia, and spasticity. The neurotoxin in Botox temporarily blocks nerve signals, offering relief from symptoms.  

Genetic Therapies: Ongoing research explores genetic therapies for certain neurological disorders. While still in the early stages, gene therapies hold promise for conditions with a genetic basis, such as certain types of muscular dystrophy.  

As the field of neurology continues to evolve, patients can benefit from these advanced treatment options, which reflect a commitment to providing state-of-the-art care for neurological health. Patients should consult with Advanced Associates in Neurology to explore the most appropriate and effective treatments based on their specific neurological conditions.  
Advanced Associates in Neurology – Get Support services for patients with neurological conditions  

At Advanced Associates in Neurology, we understand that navigating life with a neurological condition involves more than medical interventions alone. We are committed to providing comprehensive support services and resources to empower our patients and enhance their overall well-being. Here is an overview of the support services and resources available for individuals facing neurological conditions:  

Patient Education Programs: We offer educational programs to enhance understanding of specific neurological conditions. These programs cover topics such as symptom management, treatment options, lifestyle modifications, and strategies for improving daily living with a neurological disorder.  

Referral to counseling and Mental Health Services.  

Caregiver Support Programs: We recognize the essential role of caregivers in the lives of individuals with neurological conditions.  We educate caregivers and direct them to proper support programs and resources.  

Rehabilitation Services: Neurorehabilitation is a key component of our support services, focusing on enhancing function and independence. We provide referrals to physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, tailored to the unique needs of each patient.   

Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring: To enhance accessibility, we offer telemedicine services, allowing patients to connect with healthcare providers remotely. Remote patient monitoring and chronic care management enables ongoing assessment and management of neurological conditions, promoting continuity of care.  

Community Resources:  Depending on location and availability of resources we collaborate with local organizations and community resources to connect patients with additional support services, including transportation assistance, home care services, and community programs.  

Educational Materials and Resources: Our center provides informative materials and resources to equip patients with valuable information about their specific neurological conditions. This includes online resources to support ongoing education.  

Access to Clinical Trials: For eligible patients, participation in clinical trials may be an option. We provide information about available regional and clinical trials, offering opportunities to explore innovative treatments and contribute to advancements in neurological research.  

At Advanced Associates in Neurology, our commitment goes beyond medical treatment; we strive to create a supportive and empowering environment for individuals facing neurological conditions. Our comprehensive support services aim to address the diverse needs of our patients, fostering resilience, and improving overall quality of life. 

Importance of seeking specialized care for neurological conditions with Advanced Associates in Neurology   

Seeking specialized care for neurological conditions at Advanced Associates in Neurology is crucial for several compelling reasons that center around expertise, comprehensive care, and patient-centered approaches.   

Expertise in Neurology:  At AAN, Dr. Ourmazdi, a general neurologist and neuromuscular specialist has expertise in providing telehealth care for patients with various non-acute and chronic neurological conditions.  

  • We help patients maintain their treatment and care remotely.  
  • We accept a variety of insurance plans, such as Medicare, Medi-Medi, and PPOs, which we confirm before scheduling a clinic visit. For the convenience of our patients, we also accept cash and credit card payments.  

Specialized Diagnostics: At our center in Camarillo, we offer Electroencephalogram and Nerve conduction studies.  For patients who are unable to reach us due to distance, we provide a list of facilities where they can receive the necessary testing. These tests include imaging studies and neurophysiological tests, which are specialized diagnostics devices that aid in diagnosis of the nature and extent of neurological disorders.  

Personalized Treatment Plans: Each patient’s neurological condition is unique, requiring individualized attention. We take a personalized approach to treatment, developing tailored care plans that address the specific needs, preferences, and goals of each patient.  

Advanced Neurological Interventions: For conditions requiring advanced interventions such as deep brain stimulation, neurostimulation, or gamma knife radiosurgery, we refer them to experts at state of art facilities that perform these highly specialized and skilled procedures regularly, effectively and efficiently.  These interventions are tailored to specific neurological disorders, offering targeted and effective solutions.  

Choosing us for specialized neurological care ensures that patients receive not only the highest standard of medical expertise but also a compassionate and patient-centered approach. Our commitment to excellence, ongoing education, patient well-being and comprehensive services, makes Advanced Associates in Neurology a trusted partner in promoting neurological well-being for individuals in Ventura county and beyond. 

Behzad Ourmazdi, M.D., M.Sc.

Diplomate American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuromuscular Disorder Specialist

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