What is multiple sclerosis?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that impacts the body’s central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord.
Symptoms for multiple sclerosis may include:
- Blurry or double vision
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Muscle weakness or heaviness
- Trouble thinking or controlling your emotions
- Urinary or bowel problems
Your partner in MS care
Feel confident you’ll get high-quality MS care at ProHealth Neuroscience Care. We’re a National MS Society Partner in MS Care. That means you can count on us for:
- Coordinated, multidisciplinary care
- Knowledge and expertise in treating MS
- Information, resources and support to help you live well
Our MS clinic is led by a doctor with fellowship training in MS and other neuromuscular disorders. So you know you’re working with doctors are experts in their field.
Advanced diagnostic tests
Rely on your doctor to determine your diagnosis through tests such as:
- Evoked potential testing – Evaluates your nervous system’s reaction to sight, sound or touch.
- Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) – Collects and looks at fluid surrounding your brain and spinal cord.
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – Takes pictures of your brain, spinal cord or other areas of your body.
Personalized care plan
Get the care to meet your emotional, psychological, social and physical needs. Work with your team to create a comprehensive care plan that could include:
- Acupuncture – Uses tiny needles to ease symptoms and is available from a board-certified acupuncturist nurse at the same place you get other MS care.
- Behavioral health care – Provides support if you experience depression, stress, anxiety or mood swings.
- Care management – Connects you with resources to help you achieve your long-term goals.
- Eye care – Checks for changes in your eyes using optical coherence tomography.
- Infusion treatments – Delivers medications directly into a vein using an IV.
- Medication management – Prescribes the correct medications and teaches you how to use them to relieve symptoms.
- Neuropsychology - Evaluates your thinking abilities.
- Occupational therapy – Teaches you how to more easily do daily tasks.
- Physical therapy – Helps you reduce pain and build or maintain strength, balance and endurance; our team includes physical therapists with multiple sclerosis specialist certification.
- Speech therapy – Helps you talk, think and communicate better.
- Urogynecology – Diagnoses and treats women with bladder and pelvic health concerns.
- Urology – Provides care for men’s and women’s urinary tracts.
Enroll in “Live Your Best with Multiple Sclerosis,” a free six-week class that helps you learn how manage your symptoms and feel your best.
Learn the benefits and risks of clinical trials that give you access to MS care options not yet widely available. Ask your doctor if you’re eligible to participate.