Pediatric Neurology Frequently Asked Questions - Adventist HealthCare

Pediatric Neurology FAQ's

Below are answers to a number of pediatric neurology related questions that we are frequently asked:

What is Neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with the nervous system.

What is a Neurologist?

Neurologists diagnose and treat disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

What is a Pediatric Neurologist?

Pediatric Neurologists treat neurological disorders in infants and children. Pediatric neurology is a subspecialty of pediatrics, and requires additional specialized training and often certification.

What types of disorders do pediatric neurologists treat and diagnose?

There are a wide variety of disorders that a neurologist might treat, some of the most common are headache management, diagnosis of seizures, Epilepsy, Autism, Celebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, infections of the brain, Attention Deficit, and stroke.

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