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Synergy at the Advanced Care Center
With five specialty practices under one roof, patients experience optimal care with maximum convenience at the Providence Advanced Care Center.
Providence ALS Clinic receives ALS Association designation as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence
Providence St. Luke's Rehabilitation Medical Center's ALS Clinic has been named an ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. It is the first center of its kind in the Inland Northwest.
Telehealth improves access for multiple sclerosis patients
The pandemic opened the door to increased access to virtual specialist visits for some people living with multiple sclerosis. Learn more.
What to know about traumatic brain injury: Bobby’s story
Bobby Clark experienced a traumatic brain injury during a homecoming football game. Learn about his treatment and rehabilitation at Providence.
Finding a Solution Deep in the Brain
Teamwork between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon helped Barb Kerr take back control of her hands—and her life.
BE FAST: Know the signs of a stroke
Learning the signs of a stroke could save a life. Find out what stroke symptoms to watch for and what to do to get care fast.
Get up and go: Maintaining spine health
With warmer weather in sight, now is a great time to enjoy the outdoors – and improve your spine health along the way. Learn how.
Providence Spokane Neuroscience Institute expands with new providers, services
Providence Spokane Neuroscience Institute is expanding its nationally recognized stroke and cognitive care program with the addition of new providers and services in Spokane.
Researchers Find Innovative, Scalable Way to Diagnose Patients’ Cognitive Conditions
Pacific Neuroscience Institute clinical study results published in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
A Mission to Serve
Learn more about Dr. Brian Hwang as he joins Providence Mission Hospital's neurosurgery team.
Have you been tolerating headache pain for too long?
Headache disorders, including migraines, affect more than 50% of people worldwide. Discover how to prevent and manage headache pain.
Project Echo: Delivering advanced dementia care to rural communities
Primary care providers in Alaska are partnering with dementia experts to increase health equity and access in rural areas.
Back pain doesn’t have to hold you back
Get answers and find relief from your back pain with the experienced team at Providence St. Patrick Hospital.
Understanding Parkinson’s disease and debunking myths
Discover the truth about Parkinson's Disease, from myths debunked to the latest treatment advancements. Learn key facts and figures at Providence.
Take control of your stress and protect your heart
Stress can impact your heart health. Learn how – and what you can do about it.
Neuroscience expertise expands in Everett
New technology and neurosurgery expertise available 24/7
Stroke Awareness Month
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Learn how to manage your risk of a stroke.
Learn the truth behind common Parkinson's myths
Parkinson’s disease affects more than 1 million people in the U.S. Learn more about the disease.
Providence Little Company of Mary Awarded Highest Stroke Certification
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the South Bay’s only Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.
New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence
The Clinical Institutes share resources across the seven-state Providence Health system resulting in a high-quality experience for patients, with predictable costs and outcomes.
For people with Alzheimer's, music brings sweet memories
It’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and a reminder that research is needed to find a cure. In the meantime, music can help Alzheimer’s patients. Here’s how.
A jet ski accident left him paralyzed. He left the Providence Spine Institute on his own two feet.
Randy was rushed to a local hospital, but as the days passed, he still had no feeling below the neck. It was clear that he would need very specialized help.
Prime Time
New technology widens the window for doctors to successfully treat stroke.
What you need to know about the new stroke guidelines
You may have more time to get treatment for stroke, but you still need to act quickly to get to the hospital.
Change your POV: Can hanging upside down improve your health?
Here are some of the most popular reasons people practice inversion therapy today.
Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's
Exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.
What are we doing when we yawn?
For such a common behavior, yawning has been the subject of a lot of speculation and not a lot of concrete explanation. It plays both a physiological and sociological role.
St. Joseph Health Hospitals Provide World-Class Neurological Care
Highlighting neurological care at our hospitals
Saving Hal: Training Our Teams for Top-Quality Stroke Treatment
Top quality stroke treatment in Northern California
Coordinating Care for Stroke Patients
Coordinating stroke care at Mission Hospital