department of neurology  

Clinical Services

We offer the following services to meet the individual needs of all of our patients:

  • Diagnostic evaluations

  • Ongoing education and counseling for patients and their loved ones

  • Treatment with all of the MS disease-modifying therapies

  • Comprehensive injection training with the disease-modifying therapies

  • Symptomatic therapies (e.g. treatments to alleviate fatigue, bowel and bladder problems, and weakness)

  • Outpatient infusion services

  • A cutting-edge clinical trial and research program

  • State-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at several locations, including the world-class Hatch Magnetic Resonance Research Center for patients involved in clinical trials.

  • Neuro-ophthalmology evaluations

  • Visual evoked potentials

  • Ocular coherence tomography

  • Evaluation and treatment of bowel and bladder symptoms

  • Physiatry evaluations and physical/occupational therapy

  • Neuropsychological testing to evaluate cognitive and memory problems

  • Psychiatry and psychology referrals for treatment of depression and mood disorders

  • Pain management

  • Nutrition counseling

  • Speech therapy to address speech and swallowing problems

  • Plasma exchange for severe MS attacks that do not respond to intravenous steroids

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Last updated: October 22, 2014 |