Treatment for Neurological Disorders in Jackson Hole
There are more than 500 conditions and diseases that can affect the nervous
system, and neurologists are trained to diagnose and treat all of them.
St. John’s Medical Center’s neurology services are performed
by neurological specialists from University of Utah Health. They perform
regular visits offer neurological services in Jackson. This service allows
local residents to receive this specialized service without having to
travel. Given that most neurological disorders require continuous care,
this service has provided more affordable and accessible health care to
patients who may have otherwise never had a chance consult with a neurology expert.
When to See a Neurologist
In most cases, people do not visit a neurologist until a doctor has referred
them to one, but if you have persistent symptoms that you believe stem
from a neurological condition, you can mention the concern to your doctor
and potentially speed along their diagnosis. Below are some common symptoms
of neurological disorders. If you suffer from any of these considering
mentioning neurology to your primary care physician.
- You may want to see a neurologist if you suffer from:
- Chronic headaches and migraines
- Numbness or tingling, especially in one side of the body
- Difficulty moving
- Slurred speech
- Chronic pain that lasts longer than the expected recovery period
- Dizziness and disorientation
- Confusion and memory loss
- Sleep disorders
- Sudden blurry vision
The doctors at St. John’s Medical Center act as your partner in health
care. If you believe your symptoms hint at a medical issue, we take your
concerns very seriously and spare no effort to diagnose the condition.
During the brief periods when our affiliated neurologists are not in town,
patients can still speak face-to-face with University of Utah neurologists
via the Telehealth Program. This is an HIPAA-compliant technology that
creates a real-time video and audio feed between patients and doctors.
These devices are built to connect quickly and work without interruption
so patients dealing with an emergency can receive immediate medical counsel.
Call 307.739.7531 to schedule an appointment with a visiting neurologist
in Jackson, WY.