Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point's Center for Sleep Disorders was created to provide a comfortable, easily accessible, highly responsive facility to serve patients and physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
Each diagnosis begins with a thorough patient history, including medical, psychiatric, sleep and drug histories. The Center for Sleep Disorders staff brings together a sleep diary, personal knowledge of sleep habits (spouse, families, friends), and data from the monitored sleep study to prepare a thorough report for the referring physician
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What We Treat
The Center’s Sleep Team works closely with the patient and the referring physician to ensure accurate and thorough diagnosis, patient comfort, and prompt reporting of results. The team approach provides a continuum of care encompassing testing, treatment and referrals as needed.
The Center for Sleep Disorders treats:
Sleep related breathing problems, including snoring
Narcolepsy - the tendency to fall asleep uncontrollably
Sleep related myoclonus - spasms, twitches and movements in legs and arms
Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)
Insomnia - difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep
Sleep apnea - the inability to breathe properly during sleep and its indicators, including snoring
Parasomnias and other dysfunctions, including sleep walking, night terrors, night seizures, bedwetting
Pediatric sleep disorders
The Center for Sleep Disorders offers painless monitoring equipment that allows freedom of movement. Sensitive audio equipment and infrared television enable the staff to monitor the patient’s sleep activity. New, comfortable sleep rooms are designed for maximum patient comfort.
The Center for Sleep Disorders is staffed by medical professionals, including a medical director, a panel of interpreting physicians and skilled sleep technicians. Our depth of expertise and experience in sleep disorders includes physicians certified by The American Board of Sleep Medicine. The Center maintains a close working relationship with facilities that provide medical, surgical and therapeutic treatments as recommended by the physician.
For more information
Sleep studies are conducted every night, except Saturdays. For more information, call (219) 757-6243.