St. Rita's Neuroscience Institute - Providing World-Class Comprehensive Care Close to Home.

When you need life-changing treatment for disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves, you want the best care possible. Our experienced team at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Neuroscience Institute treats you with personalized, compassionate care right here in Lima, Ohio. We treat all types of diseases and injuries that affect the brain, spine and nervous system.

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Learn how each department within our Institute plays a role in bringing the comprehensive neurological care you need, right here in Lima and West Central Ohio.

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Neurology and Neurosurgery

Mercy Health - St. Rita's neurology and neurosurgery teams in Lima, OH, offer a variety of services for neurological diseases and conditions including Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Bell's Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, dementia, and headaches. If you’re experiencing headaches, chronic pain, dizziness, seizures, memory problems or other types of neurological symptoms, you can count on receiving high-quality, personalized care. 

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Mercy Health - St. Rita's Behavioral Health in Lima, OH, provides care to those experiencing changes in mental/behavioral health. Our team of licensed professionals and staff use the most effective, proven treatment protocols to ensure that everyone has access to the best possible care. The team provides hope and healing for those suffering from depression, problems concentrating, inability to cope and more.

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We are proud to introduce a new team member, Dr. Trayton Mains, rheumatologist to our Neuroscience Institute team. Dr. Mains's clinical interests include: rheumatoid arthritis, auto-immune disorders and chronic arthritis. He also has certifications in: rheumatology, internal medicine and osteopathic medicine. 

Rehabilitation and Athletic Training

Smiling patient in wheelchair talking with smiling physician during rehabilitation and therapy. Mercy Health - St. Rita's Rehabilitation and Therapy in Lima, OH, help patients improve their quality of life through a unique team-based approach. If you or a loved one have suffered from an injury of the brain or spinal cord, our rehabilitation team will make sure to provide a personalized treatment plan. They are here to help you in your recovery - mind, body and spirit.    

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Pain Management

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Mercy Health - St. Rita's Pain Management program in Lima, OH, is here  to help patients relieve, reduce or manage pain. If you are suffering with  chronic pain, our pain management team will create a personalized plan to treat it. Our treatment approach is holistic and multi-faceted including therapies such as joint injections, spinal cord stimulators and aquatic therapy. 

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St. Rita’s Named One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017 by Modern Healthcare

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center was recently named one of 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017 by Modern Healthcare.

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