Neurology For the Vitalist

A neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. Neurologists may also be involved in clinical research, clinical trials, and basic or translational research. While neurology is a nonsurgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

Significant overlap occurs between the fields of neurology, acupuncture, and psychiatry, with the boundary between the these disciplines and the conditions they treat being somewhat nebulous and therefore pertinent to clerical practitioners. Professor Charles so often states, before embarking on the study of acupuncture - learn neurology and neuroanatomy first! His one hour lecture on basic neurology included in this 25 clock hour course.