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Neurological care

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

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Neuroscience specialists in Davidson County

Neurological disorders can be complex and require a high level of attention and care. We've got that covered.

As a national leader in neuroscience, we pride ourselves on delivering excellence in treatment for conditions ranging from brain aneurysms to epilepsy. If you face a neurological disorder, our neurologists at TriStar Skyline Medical Center are here to walk with you and offer compassionate care.

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TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

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Features of our neurology program

Our team of neurology specialists offers comprehensive neurological care for many different conditions. Highlights of our program include:

Neurological conditions we treat

We specialize in brain aneurysms, epilepsy and movement disorders, but also offer treatment for many other neurological conditions, including:

  • Ataxia
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Corticobasal degeneration
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Dystonia
  • Encephalitis
  • Essential tremor
  • Guillan-Barre syndrome
  • Headaches and chronic pain
  • Huntington disease
  • Meningitis
  • Multiple system atrophy
  • Nervous system infections
  • Neuropathy
  • Ocular and vestibular disturbances
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Sleep disorders
  • Spine injuries
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Vascular malformations
  • Wilson disease

Types of neurological treatments we provide

Once a diagnosis is determined, our neurology specialists create a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

Brain aneurysm treatment

A brain aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the wall of a brain artery that is weak or abnormal. If it tears and bleeds, it may damage nearby cells. Risk factors for a brain aneurysm include high blood pressure, heredity or head injury.

One treatment we offer for brain aneurysms is endovascular coiling. This is done in an X-ray lab by a specially trained doctor (interventional neuroradiologist) and is used to block blood flow into an aneurysm.

Epilepsy treatment

We offer complete care for epilepsy and seizure disorders. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by abnormal brain activity causing seizures. We may use various imaging and monitoring techniques to diagnose epilepsy. Symptoms of epilepsy can include:

  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Disorientation
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Memory loss
  • Ticks and tremors

The doctors in our epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) evaluate, diagnose and treat seizures in patients of all ages. Our board-certified epileptologists and neurologists work with you to determine the appropriate treatment to control seizures and manage symptoms. You will also be admitted to the EMU if considered for seizure surgery.

Advanced neurological treatments

We also offer advanced treatment options for patients whose conditions may be resistant to standard methods. These include:

  • Deep brain stimulation is a minimally invasive, reversible technique helping patients with movement disorders, psychiatric disorders, seizures, and certain types of chronic pain.
  • Intrathecal baclofen therapy delivers a medication (baclofen) directly to the space where fluid flows around the spinal cord using a pump. This decreases spasticity without the possible side effects of oral medications.

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