The most common disabling disorder of young adults, multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that attacks the brain and spinal cord, resulting in a variety of symptoms.
Symptoms vary from patient to patient but can include:
- Problems with vision
- Vertigo and dizziness
- Walking/coordination problems
- Bladder/bowel dysfunction
- Cognitive issues
A Treatable Condition
At Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, our neurologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating patients at all stages of MS. Highly effective immune-modifying treatments and oral medications are now available. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists includes expert physiatrists who provide a full range of rehabilitation services, including botulinum and baclofen pumps to address spasticity.
To make an initial appointment, consultation, a second opinion or to refer a patient to the Neurosciences Institute at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, please call us at 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622).