September 2015




Trailer for NFL Concussion Film Debuts; Oliver Sacks Remembered

Where #Neurology and Culture Intersect


Update on Treatment Options for Dementia

Although there is no treatment to correct the pathological process that leads to AD, there is a large window of opportunity to treat this condition before it becomes clinically evident.

By Juan G. Ochoa, MD

The Science Behind the Powerful Benefits of Having a Purpose

Purpose in life is one of the main components of Quality of Life.

By Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD And Sara Mehr

Feature Article

Bruxism in the Neurology Clinic

Though rarely a primary presentation in the general neurology practice, teeth grinding, gritting, or clinching may present as a trigger for other neurologic complaints.

By Martin Taylor, DO, PhD

Financial Planner

Dispelling The #1 Myth Of Asset Protection: Why You Can Lose Assets In A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM

Movement Disorders Focus

Dystonia and Parkinson’s Disease

Despite its prevalence, dystonia is under-recognized and therefore undertreated.

By Rachel Dolhun, MD, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Expert Opinion

A Rare Case of Pneumococcal Meningitis and Vertebral Osteomyelitis

The infrequency with which it is encountered makes Pneumococcal Vertebral Osteomyelitis a formidable diagnostic challenge.

By Antonio Pires, MD, Arber Kodra, MD, Jay Wong, MD, and Steven Mandel, MD

Video Case Solution

Hirayama Disease

By Aziz Shaibani, MD

Video Case Challenge

Scapular Winging After Cervical Lymph Node Biopsy

By Aziz Shaibani, MD

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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.