Botulinum Toxin Therapy

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: botox botulinum toxin therapy neurology

Botulinum toxin therapy (also known as Botox) is used to treat a range of neurological conditions and disorders for adults and children, including dystonia, spasticity and migraine. Botulinum toxin is a therapeutic muscle relaxing agent that is injected through a very fine needle. It weakens overactive muscles or reduces sweat …


Hearing Therapy Service

Services at | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids hyperacusis tinnitus

The hearing therapy service is for adults who are having difficulty adapting to life with hearing loss, tinnitus or hyperacusis. At your first appointment, you will see an audiologist with specialist training in tinnitus and hyperacusis, and also in advanced rehabilitation techniques. The first appointment is an assessment and it …


Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Service

Services at St George's Hospital, St John's Therapy Centre, Tooting Health Centre | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids

The tinnitus and hyperacusis service is for children and adults who have difficulty coping with tinnitus (noises in the ears and/or head) and/or hyperacusis (oversensitivity to sound). At your first appointment, you will see an audiovestibular physician or ENT surgeon, who will take your history and work towards identifying a …


Paediatric Hearing and Hearing Aid Service

Services at St George's Hospital, Tooting Health Centre, Trevelyan House Surgery | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids paediatric

The paediatric service is for children of all ages and young persons who have suspected hearing problems. Age-appropriate hearing assessments are  carried out by audiovestibular physicians and/or audiologists.  The team works closely with ENT (ear, nose and throat) colleagues where surgical intervention is indicated for conditions such as glue ear. …


Adult Hearing & Hearing Aid Service

Services at | Updated 28 May 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids

The Adult Hearing and Hearing Aid Service is for adults who have suspected hearing problems. We accept referrals for adults of all ages. Assessments may be carried out by audiologists and/or audiovestibular physicians. At your first appointment, we will ask you a number of questions regarding your hearing problems and …


Autonomic Disorders

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: autonomic disorders

The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions like your heart rate, body temperature, digestion, perspiration and the widening or narrowing of your blood vessels. It is common for people with autonomic disorders to have many autonomic symptoms.  At St George’s we conduct comprehensive clinical investigations to identify every issue needing …


Multiple Sclerosis

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: ms multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with muscle movement, balance and vision. At St George’s we offer a range of specialist clinics and treatments for people with MS, and a diagnostic service for people with suspected MS. Our …


Neuromuscular Disorders

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 2 Mar 2018 | Tags: neurology Neuromuscular disorders

The neuromuscular unit provides a specialist multi-disciplinary approach to the clinical management of neuromuscular disorders for patients from across Southwest London, Surrey and Sussex. Neuromuscular disorders are diseases that affect the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, the muscles, or the connections between these. These conditions can cause a …


Neuro-ophthalmology

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: neuro-ophthalmology

The neuro-ophthalmology department undertakes diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting neurological control of the visual system, including vision, control of eye movement and pupillary reflexes. Patients who are referred to the neuro-ophthalmology department often have other long-term medical conditions.  The neuro-ophthalmology department works closely with clinical teams from across St …


Tourette Syndrome

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 29 Jun 2018 | Tags: adhd ocd tics Tourette Syndrome

The St George’s Tic Disorder Clinic is one of the largest in the country and the only one that sees both children and adults. We offer both diagnosis and treatment. Tourette Syndrome is a neurological condition that causes a combination of involuntary vocal noises and movements called tics. It usually starts in …