Motor disorders are a subcategory of neurodevelopmental disorders that begin early in development. These disorders involve problems with movement, and involve repetitive and driven movements or verbal or physical tics. These behaviors can have physical and social consequences.
Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are testing a groundbreaking therapy that could revolutionize the treatment of the largest genetic killer of infants.
The oral motor evaluation and videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS) is a special test that shows how safely your child can swallow food and liquids.
Botulinum toxin (Botox®, Myobloc®), is a medicine used to reduce unwanted spasticity in a muscle or a group of muscles. It is given by injection into the muscle. It only works to reduce spasticity in the injected muscle and occasionally those next to that muscle.
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