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At the first sign of a headache, the first thing you want to do is get rid of the pain. Abortive therapy can help stop a headache at its earliest signs.
Learn about absence seizure treatments at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of treatments, including brain aneurysm clipping, to people who have experienced aneurysms.
At Northwell, we implement individualized anti-epilepsy medication plans with the goal of eliminating or drastically reducing seizures caused by epilepsy. There are many factors that effect a person's reaction to anti-epilepsy medications. Our physicians will work with you to find the proper medication and dose to improve your quality of life and overall function.

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A baclofen pump is a pump and catheter system that is implanted under the skin near the spine for the treatment of spasticity of the spinal cord.
Learn about Bell's palsy and related treatments at the Nerve Disorders Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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At CyberKnife of Long Island, our team has been providing care in the community for nearly two decades. We are experts in CyberKnife® treatment, which is a highly precise and painless alternative to surgery and traditional radiation therapy. CyberKnife can be used to treat prostate cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, spinal tumors and brain tumors, as well as trigeminal neuralgia and arteriovenous malformations.

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Learn about decompressive craniectomy at the Traumatic Brain Injury Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
Learn more about disconnection surgery for epilepsy at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Northwell Health.
Learn about dystonia treatments at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery’s Movement Disorders Center.

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Learn about electroencephalograms (EEGs) at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a full range of treatment options to people with hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating that occurs in the hands, armpits or feet), including endoscopic surgery to treat hyperhidrosis.
Endovascular coiling is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for an aneurysm that uses soft platinum coils to prevent the aneurysm from rupturing.
Endovascular stroke treatments include delivery of drugs via a catheter, the removal of clots and the use of angioplasty balloons and stents to both treat and help prevent strokes.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of endoscopic treatments for brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs).
Essential tremors treatment options offered at the Movement Disorders Center include occupational therapy, medications, injections and deep brain stimulation.

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Learn about facial palsy and related treatments at the Nerve Disorders Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Learn about febrile seizure treatments at the Northwell Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.
Learn about focal (partial) seizures and related treatments at the Northwell Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

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Through the General Neurology Program at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery we provide leading-edge treatments for conditions involving the brain, spine, nerves or muscles.

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Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) is a spinal treatment that is used to treat with chronic back pain
Iontophoresis is a procedure that uses electricity to temporarily turn off the sweat glands to treat palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis, or sweaty hands and feet.

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Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of treatments, including laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT). LITT is a minimally invasive procedure that can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including epilepsy, brain tumors and vascular malformations.

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Medical therapy for strokes includes drug treatments such as anti-platelet agents, and also tissue plasminogen activator.
If a patient has a large tumor, open surgery may be required. For other cases, however, there is a variety of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques that may be used.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of minimally invasive surgical options for people with various spinal conditions.
Motor cortex stimulation (MCS) is a pain treatment that uses electrode implants on the primary motor cortex to treat intractable central pain syndromes.

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Learn about neurological exams and how they are used at Northwell Health to evaluate the nervous system.
Neuromodulation is a term that covers a series of medical therapies designed to restore function to the nervous system for the relief of pain.
Mobile iMRI is a portable system that fits under a regular operating room table to enable surgeons to view images during brain surgery.
Learn about Neuropsychological testing for epilepsy, symptoms, causes and treatments at Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Neurostimulator treatment is a type of surgery that uses small, implantable, battery-powered, “pacemaker-like” devices that are currently available to either stimulate the vagus nerve (the cranial nerve originating in the brain that travels in the neck to the rest of the body) or to directly stimulate the brain regions triggering seizures.

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Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is a treatment for neuropathy, in which electrodes are placed under the skin to deliver electric impulses that help treat pain.
Pipeline® embolization is an innovative treatment for brain aneurysms offered at Northwell Health.

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Qutenza® is a prescription-strength patch designed for patients who have pain after their shingles rash has disappeared.

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Learn about partial epilepsy treatments at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, part of the Northwell Health.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of surgical treatments to people with skull base tumors.
Spinal cord stimulation uses an implant device to reduce the sensation of chronic back pain.
Northwell Health’s Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of treatments, including spinal reconstruction, to people with scoliosis or kyphosis.
Learn about stroke management therapies and treatments at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Northwell Health features a multidisciplinary team that offers a wide range of treatments to people with vestibular schwannoma, otherwise known as acoustic neuroma.

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Transitional therapy for headache treatment is sometimes needed when other treatments, like abortive therapy, are not effective at eliminating pain.
There are a variety of treatments for traumatic brain injury depending on the extent and cause of the brain damage.

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Learn about vertigo treatments at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
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