Our brain and nervous system is truly miraculous. It controls how our bodies work and makes us uniquely human – allowing us to create, remember, laugh and dream. When something goes wrong with your nervous system, you may have trouble moving, speaking or learning. And that can be scary.
If you suspect that you or a loved one may be suffering from a brain or nervous system disorder, the first step may be to find a neurologist at Mercy.
A neurologist is a physician who treats diseases and disorders in the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system), peripheral nerves (nerves connecting the brain and spine to the organs, like the lungs or liver) and muscles.
Our Mercy team of neurologists uses the latest technology and research to find answers for your unique situation. We’re proud to offer the highest level of medical treatment with the personal attention, care and respect you deserve.
Symptoms that are common to most neurological conditions include differences in speech patterns, loss of balance and coordination, numbness in a single extremity, weakness, memory loss, difficulty moving, tremors, rigid muscles and difficulty swallowing. Our neurologists have subspecialty training and are able to diagnose and treat a full-range of neurological conditions, including: