Peripheral nerve injury care at Mayo Clinic

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors are experienced in treating peripheral nerve injuries, treating people whose nerve injuries happened recently — or weeks, months or even years ago. Mayo Clinic experts treat more than 400 people with peripheral nerve injuries, including nearly 200 people with brachial plexus injury, each year.

Your Mayo Clinic care team may include doctors trained in diagnosing and treating nervous system disorders (neurologists and neurosurgeons); repairing damaged bones, muscles and ligaments (orthopedic surgeons); restoring function after injury (rehabilitation specialists); and treating pain (anesthesiologists or pain specialists).

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic's highly trained experts combine diagnostic skill and comprehensive treatment. Mayo Clinic experts have state-of-the-art equipment to run diagnostic tests such as electromyograms and nerve conduction studies to provide an accurate diagnosis and prognosis for your peripheral nerve injury.

Mayo Clinic is constantly working on innovation and medical research, dedicated to finding solutions to improve your care and treatment. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research on peripheral nerve injuries, and you may have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial as a part of your treatment.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center has again been ranked as the top performing children's hospital in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa on U.S. News & World Report's 2017–2018 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.