What is pediatric neurosurgery?
Children with nervous system problems need ongoing and close follow-up care from a young age through adolescence. Pediatric neurosurgery is a specialty that diagnoses, treats and manages problems in children's nervous systems, as well as head and spinal deformities.
What conditions do pediatric neurosurgeons treat?
- Head deformities
- Spine deformities
- Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
- Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
- Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)