The ALS Clinic is the first multidisciplinary care clinic for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes called Lou Gehrig's disease, in the United States. We use a team approach to assist patients with ALS and apply the latest therapies and proactive symptom management in a positive and caring setting.
Houston Methodist Concussion Center is the first center of its kind in Houston. The center provides comprehensive services, including diagnosis, treatment and education, to the professional, student and recreational athletes as well as school coaches and athletic trainers.
The Epilepsy Program is a Level 4 multi-disciplinary program comprised of physicians from various specialties. We provide the most advanced care for patients with any episodic events, including epilepsy and seizures.
The Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center offers a coordinated, interdisciplinary rapid-response system for treating stroke victims. Our exceptional team of physicians and highly dedicated nursing staff provide immediate stroke intervention and care. It is a leader in all areas of stroke research, including diagnosis, innovative treatments, prevention, rehabilitation, and recovery.
The Myotonic Dystrophy Clinic was developed to address and minimize the challenging aspects of this neuromuscular disorder, help improve quality of life, and foster research to advance treatment and care. Treatment of Myotonic dystrophy is by a multidisciplinary team.
The Nantz National Alzheimer Center (NNAC) provides comprehensive diagnostic, evaluation and treatment for Alzheimer's and related memory disorders. The NNAC is an outpatient clinical service dedicated to care and research for individuals with memory problems and to the support of their families.
The Neuromuscular Clinic specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of neuromuscular diseases. We use a multidisciplinary approach to assist patients with neuromuscular diseases to live with their condition and apply the latest therapies and proactive symptom management in a positive and caring setting.
The Movement Disorder Clinic is devoted to care and research for patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. These include Parkinsonism, progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, tremor (including essential tremor), dystonia, Tourette's syndrome and other tic disorders, Huntington's disease, myoclonus, restless legs syndrome and spasticity.
The Speech and Language Center provides evaluation and treatment options for patients who have difficulty with speech and language. These conditions include stuttering, spasmodic dysphonia and slurred speech, in addition to problems with language such as aphasia and apraxia.
CLINCAL DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES
CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW LABORATORY
The Collaborative Cerebral Blood Flow Clinical Lab serves patients with a variety of neurological disorders, including stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA). Physicians use transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasound to produce blood flow imaging of the brain.
EMG AND MOTOR CONTROL LABORATORY
EMG/NCV and Motor Control Laboratory, staffed by four neurologists, welcomes patients with weakness and numbness.
MUSCLE AND NERVE HISTOPATHOLOGY LABORATORY
Utilizing the latest and most advanced histology techniques, our laboratory processes and evaluates skeletal muscle and peripheral nerve to aid in diagnosing a number of conditions.