Pediatric Neurological Conditions



Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children’s neurological disorders. The following is a list of some of the conditions we treat.

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Arteriovenous Malformations

Abnormal masses of blood vessels that develop while an unborn baby is growing inside the mother’s uterus.

Ataxia

An abnormal performance of voluntary acts, especially abnormal walking.

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

A type of ADHD not combined with extreme physical activity, characterized by a lack of working memory, language problems, slow reaction times, low motivation, boredom, and low arousal.

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

A condition used to describe children, adolescents and some adults who are inattentive, easily distracted, hyperactive and impulsive in their behavior.

Autoimmune Disorders of the Brain & Peripheral Nervous System

Disorders occuring when the body’s immune system attacks the brain, spinal cord and/or the nerves of the trunk, arms and legs, causing them to lose the ability to transmit signals.

Autonomic Disorders

Disorders resulting in a failure of the various bodily functioning normally controlled by the autonomic (or “involuntary”) nervous system or their excessive or overactive functioning.

Batten Disease

A group of diseases including late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, a neurodegenerative disease causing cognitive impairment, vision loss, seizures and poor motor function.

Brachial Plexus Injury

An injury to the major nerve group located in the neck and armpit.

Brain Tumors

Abnormal growths of cells in the brain or central nervous system, classified by where they start from and whether they are benign or malignant.

Cerebral Aneurysm

A weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that balloons out and fills with blood; can occur anywhere in the brain; more common in adults than in children.

Cerebral Palsy

A group of neurological (brain) disorders; a life-long condition affecting communication between the brain and the muscles, causing uncoordinated movement and posturing.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Children with CMT disease may have difficulty with walking and navigating stairs, decreased endurance, trouble fastening buttons, writing or sustaining a grip on objects.