The neurosurgeon treats several diseases that affect the central and peripheral nervous system. The most common neurological symptoms are as follows:

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• headache (headache),
• pain in the spine (low back pain, neck pain ...)
• fainting and epileptic seizures (epilepsy),
• tingling (paresthesias) and other changes in sensitivity,
• loss of strength (paralysis, plegia or paresis),
• visual changes (visual loss, double vision, light spots) and speech changes (stuttering, aphasia),
• changes in mental state (confusion, agitation), memory loss,
• dizziness, changes in balance and gait,
• involuntary movements (tremors, tics),
• sleep disturbances (lack of sleep or excessive sleep),
• attention deficit,
• change in mood (irritability, depression),
• anxieties (fears, phobias, panic, excessive worries).

The evaluation of the neurosurgeon is always important to rule out the possibility of surgical treatment of some diseases. Following this, the follow-up of some diseases can be carried out by other specialists such as the neurologist, rheumatologist, endocrinologist, otorhinolaryngologist, among others.
Neurosurgery can be divided into large areas, according to the following diseases:

General Neurosurgery

• Hydrocephalus
• Cranial and encephalic tumors
• Infections
• Cysts ...

Column Surgery

• Trauma
• Degenerative diseases (osteoarthritis, parrot's beak, herniated disc ...)
• Congenital diseases (scoliosis, deviations) ...


• Brain aneurysms
• Cerebral and spinal arteriovenous malformations
• Cavernomas
• Strokes (strokes) ...


• Tumors, cancer ...

Pediatric Neurosurgery

• Hydrocephalus
• Myelomeningocele
• Malformations of the skull and spine
• Epilepsy
• Cysts, tumors, infections ...

Functional Neurosurgery

• Epilepsy
• Chronic pain
• the column
• the head

secondary to cancer

• Depression
• Dementia and extrapyramidal syndromes (Parkinson's, Alzheimer's) ...

Peripheral Nerves

• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Injuries
• Brachial, cervical, lumbar and sacral plexopathy
• Thoracic duct syndrome ...

Neuroendoscopy, minimally invasive spine surgery, endovascular, pediatric neurosurgery, peripheral nerves ...

But what is treated at the Center of Pain and Neurosurgery of São Paulo?

We treat patients with all types of pain, including: headache (headache), low back pain (low back pain), knee pain, pain after spinal surgery, pain after surgery for hernia repair, fibromyalgia, neuralgia (trigeminal neuralgia and post-herpetic), complex pain syndromes, pain in the cancer patient, among others. In addition, we take care of patients with diseases of the skull and spine such as: Cerebral tumors, Cerebral aneurysms, Surgical diseases of the spine, Hydrocephalus and brain malformations, Treatment of spasticity, Surgical treatment of movement disorders (Parkinson's disease). Learn more about the diseases treated in our center by clicking the button below.

Dr Victor Barboza - Neurosurgeon
Alameda dos Nhambiquaras, 159
Moema, São Paulo / BR
CEP 04090-010
Phone: (11) 3628 2198

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