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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.
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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Learn about decompressive craniectomy at the Traumatic Brain Injury Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Parkinson’s disease surgical treatment
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.
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.
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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Huntington’s disease medical treatment is focused on improving individual symptoms such as medications that improve abnormal movements, depression and psychosis.

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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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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.
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.

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Parkinson's disease medical treatment include medications that target the brain's dopamine system to supplement or enhance the decline in available dopamine.
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.
Spinal cord stimulation uses an implant device to reduce the sensation of chronic back pain
Learn about stroke management therapies and treatments at the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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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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