Neurology Services

Skilled Neurologists in Central Minnesota

The CentraCare Neurosciences team provides specialized care to treat patients who have problems with the nervous system. These conditions can cause debilitating pain that may make it difficult to move, which puts patients in a difficult and frustrating position. We understand how these conditions can impact your life, which is why our team goes above and beyond to provide you with the compassionate and dedicated care you need to get through this.

Our board-certified neurologists have advanced training in neurological disorders, including dementia, epilepsy, headache, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders and stroke.

Our team reaches many areas of the community, making regular visits to Alexandria, Glenwood, Little Falls, Paynesville, Staples, and Wadena.

Tests & Treatment

Our neurologists perform a wide range of neurological procedures, including:

  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) reading
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Botox injection
  • Trigger point injection
  • Skin punch biopsy

Commonly Treated Neurological Conditions

We provide comprehensive clinical evaluations for patients who are experiencing:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Numbness, tingling or burning
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Visual loss
  • Facial weakness
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Language difficulty
  • Gait or balance difficulty
  • Radicular pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Facial pain
  • Headache
  • Seizure
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Tremor or abnormal movements
  • Memory deficit

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery services include surgeries for patients with brain, spine and nerve disorders. Our specially trained neurosurgeon will work closely with you to establish goals and develop a personalized treatment plan. Working together, we can create a plan of action to take on your neurological condition head on.

We offer minimally invasive and open spine surgery, as well as stereotactic brain surgery. Our neurosurgeons have completed advanced training and are board certified in their specialty.

For more information about CentraCare Neurosciences, call 320-252-5131.

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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery services include surgeries for patients with brain, spine and nerve disorders. Our specially trained neurosurgeon works closely with neurology to provide comprehensive care to patients to get the best result. We offer minimally invasive and open spine surgery, as well as stereotactic brain surgery.

Our neurosurgeons have completed advanced training and are board certified in their specialty.

We provide specialized care to patients with the following neuromuscular conditions:

Nerves

  • Mononeuropathies including carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, peroneal neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathies, including diabetic neuropathies, paraneoplastic neuropathies, hereditary neuropathies
  • Demyelinating neuropathies, including Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS), chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Motor neuron diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Plexopathies
  • Radiculopathies

Muscles

  • Inflammatory myopathies, including polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis (IBM)
  • Muscular dystrophies, including Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy, limb girdle muscular dystrophy
  • Congenital myopathies
  • Myotonic dystrophies
  • Channelopathies, including periodic paralyses, myotonia congenital

Neuromuscular junction

  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
  • Congenital myasthenic syndromes