Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Neurological Specialty Care
A cerebral aneurysm is a bulging or stretched area of a blood vessel in the brain.
Dystonia is a group of brain (neurological) conditions that cause involuntary muscle contractions, which force the body into abnormal, sometimes painful, movements and positions.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition that produces brief disturbances in the normal electrical functions of the brain.
Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder causing an involuntary shaking movement that is repeated over and over.
Everyone suffers from headaches from time to time, and not all of them require medical attention.
Huntington's disease is a rare condition that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain.
Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease are debilitating neurological conditions that affect the speed, fluency, quality and ease of movement.
Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system.
At Fletcher Allen, we provide comprehensive, compassionate care for patients with neurological disorders and diseases.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," and other neuromuscular disorders are progressive, neurodegenerative diseases that affect the nerve cells that control muscle movement.
Neurological diseases are conditions affecting the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain disorder affecting as many as one million people in the United States.
Spasticity is a movement disorder that causes stiff muscles.
Back pain could be spinal stenosis, a condition where the spinal canal – the protective area that houses the spinal cord – narrows, placing pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerves.
Stroke Care at Fletcher AllenA stroke happens every 40 seconds in the U.S with 780,000 Americans suffering a new or recurrent stroke each year, and it’s the third cause of death following heart disease and cancer.
Trigeminal neuralgia (also called tic douloureux) is a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for most facial sensation.