Does anyone know what a thorough neuro exam consists of? I also passed the quick one though I don't think i should have completely because the neurologist didn't bother to ask if i was left handed and I have noticeable weakness in my left arm with certain movements. I didn't even think of it until later and realized he probably found the left sided weakness unremarkable because he assumed I was right handed. I tried some exercises later and found I can now lift significantly less weight with my left arm compared to my right whereas my left arm used to be much stronger than the right.
The thorough ones take ~45-60 min. Mine have included walking normally, turning, walking heel to toe, walking on heels, walking on tiptoes, walking on hands (jk!), squatting, squeezing fingers, resisting pushes on arms legs & fingers, being pricked all over w/a pin, checking for gag reflex, checking for eye reflexes and probably more I can't even think of right now.
There is only one doc who ever examined me so thoroughly.
Oh, I was tested for identifying odors too.
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