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5 Signs You Should See a Neurologist After a Work-Related Injury

Signs You Should See a Neurologist After a Work-Related Injury

How do you know when to see a neurologist after you’ve suffered a work-related injury? To be on the safe side, you should consult with a neurology expert as soon as possible after your accident or injury. At Medical Clinics of New York City, we have extensive experience treating patients with work-related injuries and worker’s comp […]

How a Neurologist Can Help After a Work-Related Accident in New York City

How a Neurologist Can Help After a Work-Related Accident in New York City

Unfortunately, over 4 million people suffered work-related injuries in 2021. Work-related accidents can occur for various reasons, but if you suffer a head injury. As a result, it’s crucial that you seek immediate medical attention.  Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can have severe consequences on your health and well-being. Without proper and timely treatment, you risk […]

What Is Long COVID? Understanding the Symptoms and Causes

What Is Long COVID

Schedule an appointment with our doctors in New York. Call 877-465-7360 for more information. Long COVID refers to prolonged symptoms of the COVID-19 virus persisting more than a few weeks after transmission. As of this writing, long COVID treatment strategies remain in their infancy. However, healthcare professionals can help alleviate some of the most common […]

Parkinson’s Researchers Discover Disease Biomarker in Key Breakthrough

Parkinson's disease

An international group of researchers has discovered a new tool that can reveal a key pathology of Parkinson’s disease in brain and body cells. The identification of the new biomarker, known as abnormal alpha-synuclein, opens a new chapter for research, according to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The foundation led the coalition and its […]

Long COVID Hitting Some States, Minorities, Women Harder

Long Covid - Woman

More than 3 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, lasting symptoms are becoming quite common, with residents of certain states, women, Hispanic people, and transgender people more at risk, a new report shows. More than one in four adults sickened by the virus go on to have long COVID, according to a new report from the U.S. Census […]

New Guidelines for Cannabis in Chronic Pain Management Released

Cannabis for Medicine

New clinical practice guidelines for cannabis in chronic pain management have been released. Developed by a group of Canadian researchers, clinicians, and patients the guidelines note that cannabinoid-based medicines (CBM) may help clinicians offer an effective, less addictive, alternative to opioids in patients with chronic noncancer pain and comorbid conditions. Learn More:

Functional Neurological Disorder Emerges After COVID Infection, Vaccines

Functional Neurological Disorder Emerges After COVID

Patients with the functional neurologic disorder (FND) after SARS-CoV-2 infection had different symptoms than people with FND after COVID vaccines, retrospective data showed. Patients with post-COVID FND tended to be older, had more insidious onset, and had higher disability, according to Araceli Alonso-Canovas, MD, PhD, of Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, and co-authors. […]

Alzheimer’s First Signs May Appear In Your Eyes, Study Finds

Alzheimer’s first signs may appear in your eyes

The eyes are more than a window to the soul — they’re also a reflection of a person’s cognitive health. “The eye is the window into the brain,” said ophthalmologist Dr. Christine Greer, director of medical education at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Boca Raton, Florida. “You can see directly into the nervous system […]

Study Says Long COVID May Cause Face Blindness

Long Covid - Face Blindness

COVID-19 is known to cause some people to lose taste and smell, and to instill “brain fog,” as well. Now, new research published in Cortex, links it to face blindness – or prosopagnosia — the inability to recognize faces. “Self-report survey data from 54 respondents with long COVID showed that a majority reported reductions in visual recognition […]

Headache After Car Accident: Should You See a Neurologist?

Headache After Car Accident Should You See a Neurologist

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than 38,000 people died in fatal car crashes in the United States in 2020. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that these numbers will continue to rise in the coming years. Even if you survive a car accident, your chances of suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) […]