Pediatric Movement Disorders

Conditions Treated

Many children who come to us for help have symptoms or diagnoses that involve multiple neurological disorders or related conditions. We work across specialties to treat psychiatric, orthopedic and other conditions, including:

A group of mental disorders involving excessive anxiety or fear.

Abnormal muscle coordination and control.

Slow, involuntary writhing movements.

A neurodevelopmental disorder with symptoms such as inattention, emotional or impulsive behavior, restlessness, overactivity and other challenges.

A complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction and behavior.

A repetitive, involuntary and often violent jerking or flinging motion.

A developmental movement disorder.

Jerky motions that jump from one muscle group to the next.

Involuntary twisting or posturing movements that can lead to high muscle tone.

Conditions related to psychological stressors.

Abnormal walking and balance patterns.

Heightened startle response.

Sudden involuntary muscle twitching.

Intrusive, uncontrollable thoughts and rituals.

Inflammatory nervous system disorder leading to jerky movements of the eyes and body.

Clinical syndrome marked by tremor, rigidity and other symptoms.

A group of rare movement disorders that occur intermittently.

A condition that can cause muscles to become stiff, making it difficult to walk or control muscles.

Repetitive movements

Sudden movements, muscle spasms or vocal sounds.

Neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by tics for over one year.

Rhythmic, uncontrollable shaking.