There may be a number of steps which need to be taken to diagnose your condition properly. You will first of all see your general practitioner or another specialist who will determine whether to refer you to one of our specialists. You will then make the appointment with a surgeon at Sunshine Coast Brain & Spine.
In your initial consultation, your surgeon will start to build your medical profile from your history and personal account of symptoms. Depending on your symptoms and findings from previous investigations, your surgeon may then order a range of possible investigations which may include:
or they may refer you to other specialists for them to investigate.
Subsequent appointments will then need to be made to get the results from these investigations and formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan. This may occur over a number of appointments.