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With an emphasis on patient dignity and comfort, we at the Neuroscience department at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center offer optimal treatment programs for you or a loved one’s neurological needs.
We provide comprehensive care to patients suffering from neurological disorders through a range of specialty services, including disease management (Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s), therapy, medication, support groups and neurosurgery. As part of our multidisciplinary approach, neurology and neurosurgery teams work closely with our support departments to provide patients with the most comprehensive care possible.
The neurologists at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center provide expert care for a wide-range of neurologic issues. By using state-of-the-art technology and techniques, they are able to effective treatments for:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Back and neck pain
- Cognitive impairment
- Memory loss
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neuropathy (any disease of the nerves)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Sleep disorders
With the use of interventional neuroradiology and a wide spectrum of innovative neurological treatments, our neurosurgeons are able to provide the best in brain surgery. The highly-trained team of physicians, nurses and therapists at Providence Holy Cross aid each neurosurgeon in the treatment of:
- Brain tumors
- Vascular diseases
- Movement disorders
- Spinal problems
- Chronic pain
- Brain injuries
- Spine injuries
- Cerebrovascular disease
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center's Level II Trauma Center, a 24-bed intensive care unit, is equipped and designed to treat patients who experience a catastrophic brain injury or spinal cord injury. A neurosurgeon is available in the center 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to the needs of any patient who comes through our trauma center. The multi-disciplinary team includes neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, nursing and technical staff, physical therapists and occupational therapists, and social workers.
Certified by The Joint Commission, Providence Holy Cross delivers the highest level of stroke care. Our team of vascular neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists, radiologists, emergency physicians, nurses and therapists all follow clinically recognized best practices to provide lifesaving treatments for stroke victims.
Stroke Support Group
Meets: Last Wednesday of each month, 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Providence Holy Cross Conference Rooms in North Building
- Barbara Lange, MS, CCC-S
- Onita Turner, DPT
To help stroke survivors, their families, and close friends cope with the aftermath of a stroke. This group provides education and discussions of the social, emotional, and physical aspects of a stroke, as well as offering a forum to learn new coping skills. Open discussions within the group help to promote each participant's personal development and well-being.
In addition to treating brain injuries and neurological disorders, the medical specialists at Providence Holy Cross also work closely with patients to evaluate and provide treatment of back and neck conditions. We understand the impact spine injuries have on a patient’s day-to-day life, so we make sure to provide effective treatments such as artificial disk replacement, laminectomy and spinal fusion. Our spine services include treatment for conditions such as:
- Osteoporosis and resultant spinal fractures
- Low back pain
- Herniated disc
- Degenerative disc disease
- Myelopathy, spinal cord dysfunction due to compression in the neck
- Spinal curvature - scoliosis/kyphosis/deformities
- Spinal stenosis
- Spinal compression