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Our team of experts includes top neurologists, neurosurgeons and other specialists. Through our state-of-the-art Neuroscience Center, we’re leading the way in research to better understand and treat neurological disorders.

Knowing matters. When it comes to the brain and spine, reaching an accurate diagnosis in a timely manner is critical. We have the expertise and science-backed treatment to get you answers quickly and begin care.

We’re here with personalized treatment that puts you first. You and your family will have the support of a care team that explains things in terms you can understand and is focused on your health and well-being.

Health concerns involving our brain, spine or nervous system can be challenging to understand, which can make it difficult to know what to do next. But when a team of experienced neurologic specialists makes your health and comfort their priority, the path ahead gets easier.

At HealthPartners and Park Nicollet, you will receive care from the top team of experts in the region. We provide an in-depth diagnostic evaluation, science-backed treatment options and close collaboration with your primary and specialty care doctors to decide the best care plan for you. If you or a loved one is experiencing neurological issues, we can help.

Our team provides comprehensive care using the latest technology, including advanced MRI and X-ray diagnostics and a state-of the-art rehabilitation facility. We treat many neurologic disorders, including:

We also treat

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Back and neck pain
  • Concussion
  • Infectious diseases of the nervous system
  • Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) and neuromuscular disorders
  • Peripheral nerve and muscle diseases
  • Pinched nerves
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA) and other cerebrovascular disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Tremor

We’re delivering expert regional care close to home. With specialty centers dedicated to stroke, Parkinson’s disease, memory care and more, we’re here for you.

Symptoms of a neurological condition

Noticing neurological symptoms can be concerning, but rest assured that treatment is available to resolve or improve the majority of neurological conditions. While they vary from person to person and condition to condition, common symptoms include:

  • Tingling, numbness or weakness
  • Gait or walking changes
  • Partial or full paralysis
  • Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Memory loss
  • Changes in mood or emotion
  • Muscle weakness
  • Decreased cognitive abilities
  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Tremor

If you haven’t talked to a doctor about your symptoms before, you might want to start with a primary care doctor. Our primary care doctors are able to diagnose hundreds of conditions and can help you get started on next steps. If the expertise of a specialist is needed, we’ll connect you to our team of neuroscience experts.

Neuroscience Center

By building the largest freestanding neuroscience center in the upper Midwest, we’ve combined treatment, rehabilitation and research under one roof. To make this happen, we leveraged the partnership of HealthPartners Specialty Care and Regions Hospital, and we put the resources our patients need in one building.

From access to clinical trials to specially-designed treatment options, including an onsite MRI, an adaptive gym and a therapy pool, our experts are committed to providing patients with the best brain and spine care available. We’ll be by your side to diagnose and treat neurological conditions so you can get back to living your best life.

Clinical trials and research

Effective treatment options are available for the majority of neurological disorders, however some can be more challenging to treat. Patients who feel like they’ve tried everything often find hope in the clinical trials we lead. We are active in clinical trials and committed to furthering research. Learn more about our participation in current trials and other helpful research information.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)