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Our brain and nervous system are truly miraculous. They control how our bodies work and make 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.
Stroke or Alzheimer's disease often come to mind when you think about neurological disorders. But there are many other diseases and conditions that affect the brain and its ability to control the body. Fortunately, many can be successfully treated, and these treatments are constantly improving.
If you suspect you or a loved one may be suffering from a brain or nervous system disorder, the first step is to see a Mercy neurologist.
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 neurological treatment with the personal attention, care and respect you deserve. Our goal is to keep your brain and nervous system healthy and miraculous, so you can continue living life to its fullest.
Our neurologists have highly specialized training and use advanced technologies and the latest medications to treat a full range of neurological conditions including:
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.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including: