Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

MS Therapy and Treatment Options at Shepherd Center

We believe in providing comprehensive, patient-centered support for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). A range of supportive services and  MS treatment options are available at the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center, including psychological counseling, educational programs, vocational services, nutritional counseling, recreation therapy and wellness programs.

It's hard to find a more comprehensive list of neurological and rehabilitative services than those offered by the Andrew C. Carlos MS Institute at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. Patients receive advanced medical care from clinicians at one of the nation's leading rehabilitation hospitals.

How to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis affects the brain and spinal cord. Early symptoms include weakness, tingling, numbness, and blurred or loss of vision. Other signs include stiff muscles, cognitive problems and urinary problems.

While there is no known cure for multiple sclerosis, support services and treatments for MS can relieve symptoms, delay disease progression and help individuals maintain active lives. At the MS Institute and Shepherd Center, these services include:

MS Therapy

Our staff of medical professionals can help you effectively manage symptoms with comprehensive MS treatment options that include medication(s) and rehabilitation services. Learn about current and emerging multiple sclerosis therapies at the MS Institute. Our MS treatments include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and cognitive therapy
  • Recreation therapy

Clinics and Classes for Multiple Sclerosis

Like multiple sclerosis physical therapy, the goal of rehabilitation is to improve and maintain your function. Experience rehabilitation care designed to promote health and wellness. Feel and function at your best with the support of clinics and classes at the MS Institute:

  • Aquatics classes
  • Physical fitness and wellness program
  • Patient and family educational counseling
  • Vocational counseling
  • Bracing clinic
  • Seating clinic
  • Urology clinic

MS Pain Management and Care

Understand the importance of holistic multiple sclerosis pain management and care. Shepherd Center’s medical professionals partner with you to manage your health through the following medical and rehabilitation approaches:

  • Case management
  • Neuropsychological services
  • MRI
  • Inpatient care: Medical and rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation day program
  • Comprehensive pain management
  • Clinical research opportunities
  • Nursing care: Medical and rehabilitation

Find More Information About MS Treatment

Still have questions about MS therapy types or multiple sclerosis treatment options available at the MS Institute at Shepherd Center? Get answers to all your questions when you explore our multiple sclerosis FAQs, a resource informed by common questions from patients and their loved ones.

Schedule an Appointment or Follow-Up Visit

Call the MS Institute at Shepherd Center if you would like to inquire about our MS Treatment program or schedule an appointment or follow-up visit.

Phone: 404-352-2020
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday