Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Disease of the central nervous system. Diagnosis and treatment for those living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), including primary progressive, secondary progressive and relapsing-remitting forms. Symptoms include double vision, spasticity, electrical type pain, weakness, dizziness and vertigo, tingling numbness in hands or feet, urinary incontinence and gait instability. While the cause of MS is unknown, there are treatment options available relieve symptoms and delay disease progression.

Diagnosis


  • Medical history and neurological exam
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Evoked Potentials (EP)
  • Blood testing

Treatment


Dr. Lerman provides comprehensive care and support to relieve MS symptoms and delay disease progression. Recent developments in treatment include new oral medications, eliminating the need to inject medication with new therapies on the horizon.

  • Medication - both injectable and oral therapies
  • Physical therapy
  • Plasma exchange