Fort Myers Neurology & Neurosurgery
Choice Medical Center is the first choice for qualified board certified specialists in the field of neurosurgery and neurology. Having orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons all under one roof provides our patients with the most comprehensive care. We have a radiology lab onsite for convenient diagnostic imaging and tests. Using the most up to date techniques and technology, Choice Medical Center has helped countless patients find relief from challenging conditions.
Do you suffer from scoliosis, spondylosis, herniated discs or other spinal disorders? At Choice Medical Center we provide a wide range of treatments including non-surgical modalities to address your specific area of concern. Our doctors understand the complexities of the spine and how this requires a customized approach to patient care. Let us help you get moving again so you can get back to being you.
Brain and Spinal Trauma
A serious injury to the brain or spine can affect every aspect of your overall health. Our team of physicians will give you the in depth care that such a severe injury requires. Brain and spinal injury can be caused by traumatic forces such as from a car crash. Non-traumatic injuries to the spine or brain can stem from different sources including arthritis, infection or even cancer. Our doctors will provide a thorough diagnostic assessment of your condition in order to determine which course of treatment would be the best for your situation.
Physical therapy is a powerful tool for improving chronic pain. Our physical therapists are well trained in the most advanced techniques for strengthening your body and regaining flexibility and range of motion. If you are recovering from a surgical procedure, physical therapy is one of the best “medicines” you could choose. Our therapists are an important component in treating many spinal disorders.
Our pain management doctors provide targeted relief of pain typically via injections. Injections of anti-inflammatory medication in the precise spot of pain can provide a longer period of relief than oral medications for most people. Pain management options in addition to injections include nerve cauterization and implantation of an electrical stimulation device inside the body. Pain management can be used as the sole method of treating pain or as a compliment to other forms of medical care such as physical therapy.
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep brain stimulation is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. This is a surgical procedure in which a device is implanted within the body that sends electrical impulses to the brain. Deep brain stimulation is not a cure for neurological problems such as tremors or slowed movement, but it has been effective in greatly reducing the occurrence of these symptoms and improving quality of life. Some patients may be good candidates for this particular surgery. Our skilled neurosurgeons are happy to provide more information about this procedure during your visit with us.
Compression Fractures of the Spine
Do you suffer from compression fractures of the spine caused by osteoporosis? There are many non-surgical options available in treating these weakened disks. Our doctors treat the underlying osteoporosis to prevent further fractures in addition to addressing the pain.
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Numbness and tingling in the hands, feet and other parts of the body is a sign of peripheral nerve irritation. An in depth assessment can pinpoint what is causing the nerve pain. Sometimes a nerve can become compressed or injured, but with early diagnosis a patient’s damage peripheral nerve tissue can become healed.
Our trusted neurological specialists can provide neurosurgical treatments for brain tumors and cysts as well as conditions such as hydrocephalus. A ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is an effective surgical treatment for treating hydrocephalus. This particular procedure can relieve pressure on the brain caused by the excessive buildup of cerebrospinal fluid. Neurosurgeons specialize in conditions involving the brain, spine and nerves. Your board certified neurosurgeon will discuss available treatment options with you after conducting a full assessment and diagnosis of your condition.
Our orthopedic neurosurgeons are skilled in diagnosing and treating spinal disorders involving the bone and joints such as arthritis, herniated disks, spinal stenosis and other health concerns. There are many factors that go into deciding whether you want an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon to perform your surgical procedure. We can provide you with the options and information you need to make a sound decision.
At Choice Medical Center we are your partner in brain and spinal healthcare. Contact us today to set up an appointment at our conveniently located medical center.