Febrile seizures are the most common type of seizure in children, but that doesn’t make it any less stressful when it happens to your child. Read about the different kinds of febrile seizures and when it may be necessary for your child to see a pediatric neurologist.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disease that causes muscle weakness, eventual loss of the ability to walk, and failure of the heart and lung. Boys with DMD typically do not survive past their twenties, but standardization of care and cutting edge research is changing this outlook.
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From the age of five through adulthood, trauma is the leading cause of death, and many traumatic injuries involve brain injury. Fortunately, the majority of traumatic brain injuries are mild, but nevertheless, some children will experience a severe traumatic brain injury. Read More
Epilepsy is not just about seizures. What many people don’t realize is that for some children with epilepsy, problems with learning and school performance can sometimes be harder to deal with than the seizures themselves. Read More
Until recently, there were not many products that could be used to watch for seizures. Many parents end up using baby monitors with or without video support. However, that is not fool-proof and shown not to work in many cases. Read More
Each year during the delivery process, about one out of 1,000 babies sustain injury to a network of nerves in their neck called the brachial plexus. Here are the most common questions the experts at our Brachial Plexus Program hear from parents. Read More
Epilepsy can be a challenge for school-aged children, but by partnering with teachers, coaches and caregivers, successful management is entirely possible. Here are some tips to help everyone keep your child safe at school. Read More
Epilepsy is a condition where a person has recurrent seizures, or abnormal surges in brain electrical activity, from an irreversible cause. It is the fourth most common disorder in neurology. About 1 in every 26 people will have epilepsy at some point in their lives. Read More