Forrest Health offers a comprehensive approach for patient's suffering from strokes or other nervous systems disorders. Our care and treatment ranges from decompression of nerves to spine and brain surgery.
Our Neurology Services include a designated stroke unit, which has been certified by the DNV, our accreditation agency, as an Advanced Primary Stroke Care Center.
We also have an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) which offers diagnostic epilepsy monitoring, pre-surgical testing and evaluation.
Conditions We Treat
Our neurologists work with patients and are consulted by other physicians to develop the best plan of care for those suffering from neurological disorders. Some of the common conditions our neurologists diagnose and treat include:
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Parkinson's Disease
- Brain and spinal tumors
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
Brain and spinal conditions may involve surgery performed by a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon. Forrest Health offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient neurosurgical procedures at Forrest General Hospital for the following conditions:
- Back injury or disease
- Neck injury or disease
- Brain tumor removal
- Head and spinal cord injuries
- Repetitive motion conditions
- Chronic pain
- Spine surgery
- Pain management
For more on surgical procedures offered at Forrest Health, or how to prepare for surgery, see our Surgical Services.