Evaluation, Management and Treatment for Neurological Disorders

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About 50 million Americans suffer from neurologic disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, epilepsy and nerve-related pain, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. As the population of older adults continues to grow, the need for advanced neurological treatments is escalating. As a result, neuroscience has emerged as a top priority in healthcare.

To meet the growing demand for neurological services, the Neuroscience Center at Aiken Regional Medical Centers will provide a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating and managing a number of adult neurological disorders, including stroke, dementia, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, headache, peripheral nerve and muscle disorders and Parkinson’s disease.

Physicians and other healthcare professionals at the Neuroscience Center at Aiken Regional collaborate with physicians across specialties to provide patients with the correct diagnosis and technologically advanced treatment options.

The staff at the Neuroscience Center is committed to the wellness of every patient and delivers a full range of adult neurological services. Conditions treated include:

  • Comprehensive care for stroke that begins in the emergency room at Aiken Regional Medical Centers and continues through outpatient treatment.
  • In-office treatment for many chronic neurologic disorders, including dementia, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerve and muscle disorders and Parkinson’s disease.
  • Treatment for a number of other conditions and disorders, including:
    • Balance problems
    • Brain tumors
    • Concussion
    • Epilepsy
    • Headache and migraine
    • Intercerebral hemorrhage
    • Movement disorders
    • Pituitary tumors
    • Skull base surgery
    • Sleep disorders

Stroke Care

A multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals at Aiken Regional Medical Centers work to evaluate and treat all stroke emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Consultation Services

Physicians at the Neuroscience Center at Aiken Regional Medical Centers provide consultative services for the following disorders and conditions:

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular/carotid disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Difficulty with gait
  • Dizziness/vertigo
  • Double vision
  • Foot drop
  • Headache/migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle pain/cramps
  • Myopathy
  • Neurodegenerative brain disorders
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Lewy Body Dementia
    • Dementia/forgetfulness
  • Peripheral neuropathy
    • Tingling/numbness/paresthesias
    • Weakness in arms or legs
  • Radiation of pain from neck to arm/hand or back to leg/foot
  • Seizure/epilepsy
  • Sleep disorders
  • Spasmodic torticollis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke
  • Syncope/fainting

Diagnostic Testing with Nerve Conduction and Electromyography

The Neuroscience Center at Aiken Regional offers the following diagnostic testing services:

  • Muscle cramps
  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Weakness

Treatment with BOTOX

Patients who have the following neurological disorders can get the following treatments with BOTOX at The Neuroscience Center at Aiken Regional:

  • Chronic headache
  • Spasmodic torticollis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Spasticity

Find a Doctor for Neurological Care

If you need a referral to a physician at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, call our free Direct Doctors Plus® referral service at 800-322-8322.