EEG Specialist

The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology, PA

Neurologists located in Frisco, TX & Southlake, TX

The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology, PA, offers the most innovative solutions for treating acute and chronic migraines. At their clinics in Frisco and Southlake, Texas, the team provides customized treatment plans to help you finally find relief from head pain and its associated symptoms. Whether you need Botox® therapy or can benefit from migraine prevention resources, the headache specialists at The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology can help. Learn more about available treatment options for migraines by calling the office nearest you or using the convenient online booking feature to schedule an appointment.

EEG Q & A

What is an EEG?

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a diagnostic test that can evaluate the electrical impulses occurring in your brain. These impulses are what your cells use to communicate with each other, influencing your movements and biological functions.

An EEG monitors and records patterns of brain wave activity using electrodes attached to your scalp. The electrodes contain wires that connect to the technology and produce wavy lines that highlight brain activity. It’s these lines your provider reviews to identify abnormal activity patterns.

Why do I need an EEG?

An EEG is an effective diagnostic test for a variety of neurological conditions or disorders. Common conditions an EEG can detect and monitor include:

  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Brain tumors
  • Sleep disorders
  • Brain inflammation
  • Memory problems
  • Seizure disorders

If you suffer a head injury, an EEG can be useful in determining the type and severity of the injury.

What happens during an EEG?

An EEG is a noninvasive, painless procedure that is safe for people of all ages. To ensure the most accurate results, avoid the use of any hair products on your test day.

The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology provider performing your test can advise you to stop certain medications in advance of your appointment. You should avoid eating or drinking for at least eight hours before your EEG.

During the test, your provider attaches several electrodes on your scalp in different locations. When the electrical impulses move through the electrodes, you won’t feel any abnormal sensations or pain.

Depending on the reason for your test, it can take up to 60 minutes to achieve the necessary results. Once the test is complete, you can expect to go home and get back to your usual activities.

How are the EEG results determined?

As an experienced neurologist, your provider can determine if there are any abnormalities in your results after a careful review of the brain wave patterns indicated by the test.

If an EEG shows abnormal patterns, your provider may order a physical examination or other neurological tests to identify the cause. In addition to underlying medical conditions, abnormal EEG results can be present due to the use of drugs or alcohol, migraines, and obstruction of blood flow to the brain.

If you need EEG diagnostic testing, contact the office nearest you to schedule an appointment or use the online booking feature.

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Migraines

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Multiple Sclerosis

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Carpal Tunnel 

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Muscle Trigger Points 

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Ambulatory EEG

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The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology, PA, Frisco, TX

Phone (appointments): 214-494-4424 | Phone (general inquiries): 214-494-4424

Address: 7000 Parkwood Blvd, F100, Frisco, TX 75034
The Center for Neurology and Neurophysiology, PA, Southlake, TX

Phone (appointments): 817-379-9922 | Phone (general inquiries): 817-379-9922

Address: 109 River Oaks Dr., Suite 150, Southlake, TX 76092