Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center

Unparalleled Care

Our Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center is the only facility in the region to offer extensive care for MS patients in one location. From initial diagnosis and screenings to treatment, follow-up and support, patients and families can count on a compassionate, informed and concerned approach to both their immediate and long-term needs.

Our Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center is overseen by a Board-certified neurologist/multiple sclerosis specialist and a nurse coordinator. Our staff collaborates directly with each patient's primary care physician as well to create continuum of service and treatment in our network.

Our center gives patients on-site access to various services, including:

  • Physical and occupational therapies
  • Infusion
  • Wellness programs
  • Pharmacy
  • Wellness gymnasium
  • Pain management
  • Psychological support
  • Medical imaging

Our medical imaging services feature a 3.0T short bore MRI, which has proven to be especially effective in detecting subtle changes and abnormalities relevant to neurological health.

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Focused on Patient Wellness

Our wellness programs also offer MS patients and their loved ones education and support as they face the uncertainties of this disease and the resources needed to mitigate its adverse effects. These resources include access to our wellness gym and personal trainers.

We also understand that MS patients and their households face mounting challenges when it comes to logistics, scheduling and mobility. That is why our Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center offers logistical support to help ensure our patients have access to our facility and services when they need it most.

Our patients and families can enjoy:

  • On-site pharmacy
  • Flexible scheduling options (to reduce numerous trips)
  • Free child-care (pre-arranged)
  • Free valet parking
  • Concierge services
  • Café
  • Free Wi-Fi

Have more questions about our services and amenities here at Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center? Call our team at 973-322-7484 today.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system that produces a broad spectrum of different effects in different patients. For some, the disease results in minor symptoms while, to others, it can be debilitating. The disease affects various functions of the body, but commonly interrupts a patient's ability to write, speak, or walk.

There is no cure for MS yet. However, medical science has developed strategies and treatments to help manage symptoms and slow the progression of MS. Our MS Comprehensive Care Center is dedicated to these advancements and to improving the health and quality of life of our patients.

More About Our Services

Once admitted to our center, our patients will first receive an extensive evaluation by one of our expert MS physicians. From there, a course of treatment will be developed to meet each individual patient's needs. Patients will meet with specially-trained nurses and other staff members to learn about the services at our MS Comprehensive Care Center and how these services will benefit their health and well-being.

Rehabilitation Services and Therapies

Our MS Comprehensive Care Center provides various programs to help combat the physical and cognitive effects of MS. We are ready to enroll patients in physical, speech, swallowing, orthotics, and occupational rehabilitation programs. Our staff can help evaluate patients for wheelchair use as well.

Health and Wellness

The MS Comprehensive Care Center offers individualized exercise programs devised, conducted and monitored by exercise physiologists. We also offer yoga classes as well.

Pain Management

At Health MS Comprehensive Care Center, we ensure that our patients have various interventional and pharmacological pain management options. These options include:

  • Comprehensive pain management and medication delivery systems
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Steroid injections
  • Anesthetic injections
  • Nerve block

Integrative Therapies

Patients at our MS Comprehensive Care Center may be treated with therapeutic massage, acupuncture, guided imagery, hypnotherapy or receive nutritional and herbal counseling.

Infusion/Injection Therapies

Our MS Comprehensive Care Center provides patients we various infusion and injection therapies including chemotherapy, immunosuppressants, immunomodulators, gamma globulin, monoclonal antibodies and intrathecal baclofen. We also strive to educate our patients about the treatment they are receiving and what they can do to ensure it is as effective as possible.

Imaging Services

Our center is outfitted with some of latest medical imaging technology to benefit our patients. This includes PET scans, traditional x-rays, CT scans and 3.0T short bore MRI.

Social Work Services and Psychological Support

Our caring and compassionate staff realizes that MS can be a significant emotional burden for both patients and their loved ones. We offer support groups, counseling, and stress management resources to help ease this burden and help our patients adapt.

Speech and Hearing Services

Our Speech and Hearing Center can evaluate MS patients and provide speech therapy, swallowing therapy, dysphagia evaluations, and conduct group therapy sessions to reinforce speech skills.

Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center

Our Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center provides our MS patients with osteoporosis treatment (including bone density scans) and patient education as needed.

For information about these services or others at our MS Comprehensive Care Center, contact our team today.

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