Recognizing that pain is often part of patients' experience with neurological disorders, doctors in the Neurosciences Program evaluate and treat each individual as effectively as possible.
In addition to clinicians specially trained in pain management, the center draws upon experts in:
Treatments for pain
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the few facilities in the area to provide this vitally important service to patients and offers the full range of treatment options available today including:
- Nerve blocks
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Medical management
- Physical therapy
MedStar Georgetown's partnership with the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network enhances our ability to provide a complete and seamless continuum of care to patients with brain and spinal injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, stroke and other neurological conditions.
The new Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, on-site at MedStar Georgetown, and staffed by MedStar NRN specialists, works closely with other members of the neurosciences team to devise the best care plan, including long-term follow-up, to help patients regain function and return to their normal lives.