Treatments for Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s disease will always require management. The typical treatment includes medication, but will vary based on your care needs. Treatments for Crohn’s disease will vary based on how you’re feeling; whether in remission or if the disease is progressing. Our team works with you through any transition for your continued care. 

The IBD multispecialty team includes:
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Colorectal surgeons
  • Advanced practice providers
  • Nurse navigators
  • Radiologists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Medical social workers
  • Behavioral health specialists
  • Certified dietitians

Treatments We Provide

Bowel Rest

Taking a break from eating and sometimes drinking can give you a chance to heal. You’ll work with your doctor to get intravenous nutrition during bowel rest.

Diet and Nutrition Counseling

Our dietitians will work with your doctor to get your diet to cooperate with your condition. We will help identify trigger foods to avoid while helping you enjoy meals.

Infusions

Stronger medicines are delivered through a catheter or intravenously to treat Crohn's symptoms, especially when other medicines are no longer effective.

Nutritional Supplements

For some people, Crohn’s makes it difficult to get enough nutrition from diet alone. Nutritional supplements can be an important part of managing care.

Surgery

Up to 20 percent of people with Crohn's disease will need surgery. Surgeries don’t cure Crohn’s but they do fix problems like a blocked intestine, bleeding, tears or abscesses.