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Nerve Care

Nerves make up one of the body's most complex systems, and Astria Regional Medical Center provides an advanced multidisciplinary team approach to deliver high-quality care. Nerve disorders can be caused by conditions such as tumors; illnesses; diseases or injuries; or exposure to cold, radiation or toxins.

Astria Regional Medical Center's highly specialized doctors have the expertise and advanced technology to diagnose and treat a wide range of nerve conditions, including:

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Peripheral and autonomic nerve disorders
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment

Treatment for Nerve Conditions

Astria Regional Medical Center's care team includes specialists from a range of disciplines to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care. Neurologists, physiatrists and other specialized clinicians utilize a variety of treatments to manage nerve conditions.

Multidisciplinary approaches include:

  • Closer management of underlying conditions that cause the nerve condition, such as diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, autoimmune disorders or other conditions
  • Complementary techniques such as biofeedback, acupuncture and relaxation
  • Electrical nerve-stimulation techniques
  • Lifestyle changes such as dietary modifications, stress management or modification of activities
  • Medications to relieve pain and address other symptoms
  • Physical aids such as ergonomically designed chairs, keyboards and other equipment to reduce nerve pressure

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