Common Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders We Treat at Norton Neuroscience Institute

Neurologists and neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute treat a full range of common neurological disorders.

The neurologists and neurosurgeons of  Norton Neuroscience Institute

Neurological Care for Our Tiniest Patients at Norton Children’s Hospital

The pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute provide neurological care for children at Norton Children’s Hospital. Our pediatric specialists are experienced in treating the unique needs of children with brain and spine conditions. They are skilled in the use of progressive techniques and technology, and in the intricacies of pediatric brain and spine surgery, as well as in caring for children with nervous system disorders.

Common Neurological Disorders Affecting Children

  • Brain tumor
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chiari malformation
  • Craniofacial abnormalities
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Developmental disorders
  • Encephalopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait/walking disorders
  • Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypotonia
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Migraine headache
  • Movement disorders
  • Myelomeningocele (Spina bifida)
  • Spasticity
  • Spine tumor
  • Spinal cord, nerve and muscle diseases*
  • Tethered cord syndrome*
  • Tremor
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Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

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Neuroscience patients and caregivers: Plan to attend this event for new information

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