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Neurology Services & Treatments

At Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, you put your neurological care and treatment in the hands of celebrated and internationally recognized providers, each specially qualified to offer you a wide range of services and innovative treatments and therapies.

Advanced Neurology Treatments

Comprehensive care matters for the most complete rehabilitation. Through treatments and evolving research—some of which our own providers pioneered—you get a personalized care plan that aligns with your unique health goals and needs.

As always, your neurologist will evaluate your condition and first explore noninvasive medical treatments to alleviate your symptoms before moving on to other options.

Your care team's recommended approach to care may include:

  • Behavior management
  • Botox injections – Help ease involuntary muscle contractions or spasms, as well as severe migraine headaches
  • Caregiver education
  • Participation in a clinical trial
  • Exercise plan
  • Infusion therapy – Reduces flare-ups in condition such as multiple sclerosis via intravenous delivery of steroids or immunoglobulins (IVIG treatment)
  • Intrathecal baclofen therapy – Treats hyperactive reflexes in conditions such as cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis with precise medication doses delivered with a surgically implanted pump
  • Medication
  • Memory enhancement exercises
  • Neurosurgery – Improves symptoms you may experience due to conditions involving your nerves, brain or spine
  • Personalized education about your condition
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Plasma exchange therapy (plasmapheresis) – Treats autoimmune conditions—such as multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)—by exchanging your damaged plasma with healthy plasma
  • Vagus nerve simulation (VNS) – Interrupts the abnormal electrical circuits in your brain that cause seizures by stimulating a nerve in your neck; an effective treatment option if your epilepsy hasn't yet been controlled with medication

View a full list of neurology services by location.

Compassionate, Patient-Focused Neurology Services & Support

During your neurological treatment at Wheaton, your care team may introduce you and your family to other services to support your mind, body and spirit, including:

We'll work with you to make sure you understand your diagnosis, are comfortable with your treatment and have the support you need to thrive.

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