Why Fixel Institute

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When you or your loved one becomes a patient at the Fixel Institute, you are at the center of everything we do.

From clinicians seeing patients to nurses taking vitals and trainees learning new skills to researchers finding new therapies, we live by our core values to ensure you the best care possible.

The patient is the sun, and all care revolves around our patients and their families.

The best healthcare is tailored to the specific needs of a patient, and our specialists and care teams work side-by-side to manage complex neurological disorders every day.

Collaboration fuels possibility and discovery.

Out-of-the-box ideas fuel scientific discovery, and we bring together world-wide thought leaders and experts leading to more rapid innovation and discovery of new therapies.

Research leads to real world impact.

A commitment to research translates to real-world impact. With research projects and collaborations across the globe, we are focused on finding answers that will improve lives.

Training opens the door for transformation.

Transforming tomorrow’s scientific and healthcare landscape begins with training current and future clinicians, neuroscientists and healthcare providers in an interdisciplinary training model.


Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders

Even the simplest body movements require communication between the brain, nerves and muscles. Without proper communication, loss of movement and conditions like Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, or Tourette may occur.

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Alzheimer’s, Memory & Dementia

A decline in memory and thinking is common with age but when your ability is severely affected in everyday life, dementia may be the reason. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60-80% of cases.

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ALS, MS & Neuromuscular Disorders

Nerves send and receive electrical messages to control muscle movements. When the nerves are affected by a neuromuscular disorder, communication breaks down leading to muscle weakness, trouble swallowing or double vision.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

When a sudden, external force rattles your brain, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur. Varying from mild concussions to severe injuries, TBIs disrupt normal brain function and can cause headaches, nausea, loss of consciousness, blurred vision, memory problems and more.


Patient & Caregiver GuidE

Make an Appointment

Whether you’re looking for a new patient visit or returning as a current patient, our team can help you schedule your appointment. Options may be available for telehealth.

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Tour the Fixel Institute

You can take a virtual tour of the Fixel Institute and learn about our history, our care process and services and our physical space before your appointment.

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Meet your Care Team

During your visit to the Fixel Institute, you see a variety of specialties, including neurology, neuropsychology, speech and swallow therapy, rehab therapy, and more.

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MyUFHealth Patient Portal

Are you a current patient? Login to the MyUFHealth patient portal to view upcoming appointments, communicate with your care team and request future appointments.


Participate in Research

Clinical trials are essential to finding new treatments for neurological disorders. You will have the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking clinical trials at the Fixel Institute.

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