Conditions Neurology Treats

Conditions Neurology Treats


Anaplastic Astrocytoma

Anaplastic astrocytomas are brain tumors that can affect memory, language development and other symptoms. Learn more.

Behavioral Neurology

Behavioral neurology specialists treat children who have problems with behavior, memory and thinking. Learn more.

Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy causes sudden-onset weakness or paralysis of one half of the face, but usually resolves within weeks or months. Learn more about this condition.

Brain Abscess

A brain abscess is a collection of pus, cells or other material in the brain, usually caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Learn more about how an abscess can affect someone.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is an inherited condition that affects movements such as walking and speaking, among other symptoms. Learn more.

Congenital Myopathy

Congenital myopathy is a type of rare, congenital disease that affects the muscles. Learn how myopathies affect everyday life.


Craniopharyngioma is non-cancerous tumor that grows near the pituitary gland in the brain. Learn about the symptoms of these benign tumors.

Developmental Testing

Developmental testing can help you and your child’s care team understand challenges they are facing. Learn more about how we can help find a diagnosis.

Disorders of Gait and Movement

Disorders of gait and movement impact a person’s ability to get around normally. Learn about the underlying neurological causes of these conditions.

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre syndrome causes the immune system to attack the nerves mistakenly. Learn what this does to the body over time.

Head Trauma

Head trauma is a broad description of a wide range of injuries that occur to the head and brain. Learn more about the injuries, causes and symptoms.

Spinal Trauma

Spinal trauma is a leading cause of permanent disability in children. Learn more about these serious injuries and some of the causes.

Intractable Epilepsy

Intractable epilepsy is a condition where seizures cannot be controlled with treatment. Learn about how this disorder affects a child’s quality of life.

Intraventricular Hemorrhage and Stroke

Sometimes caused by a stroke, intraventricular hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain) impairs development and motor function. Learn more about this serious condition.

Myotonic Dystrophy

Myotonic dystrophy causes muscle weakness and breakdown that worsens over time. Read about this condition that can occur at any age.

Neurological Examination

A neurological examination checks a child’s brain, spinal cord and nerve function. Learn about why and how this exam is performed.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular disorders cause problems in the peripheral nervous system, which includes the muscles, nerves and spinal cord. Learn more about this group of disorders.

Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma

Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas (PXA) are low-grade brain tumors that typically appear in children who also have temporal lobe epilepsy. Learn more about PXA.

Poor Muscle Tone

Poor muscle tone in children can cause delays in reaching major milestones, problems concentrating and other symptoms. Learn more.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) causes problems with muscle control and varies in severity. Learn more about this rare disorder.

Tremors and Tics

Tremors and tics cause a child to experience sudden, uncontrollable muscle jerking or patterns. Learn how these conditions affect everyday life.


Ventriculomegaly means that the fluid-filled ventricles in the brain are too large. Learn how this can affect brain development.

Weakness of One or More Limbs

Weakness in one or more limbs can make accomplishing everyday tasks difficult. Learn about the situations and conditions that can cause muscle weakness.


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