Brain and Nervous System Disorders in Children
Pediatric neurologists specialize in treating disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves that make up the nervous system. The central and peripheral nervous systems control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part of the nervous system, a child may have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing, learning or sleeping. They may also have problems with their memory, senses or mood.
VMC's pediatric neurologists are board-certified. They understand the strain that chronic disease places on families and develop an individualized plan of action to coordinate care for each child, working directly with the child's primary care physician and specialists to treat:
- Sleep disorders