A branch of specialized medicine and medical treatments that deals with the diagnosis, management, and treatment of various neurological conditions related to neonates (new-borns), infants, and children is termed Paediatric neurology.
Diseases and disorders of the spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, brain, autonomic nervous system, blood vessels, and muscles are everything that is encompassed by the discipline of child neurology. These disorders affect individuals from every age group. When it affects children, paediatric neurologists are the ones who carry out the diagnosis and treatments for those.
Paediatric neurologists at CARE Hospitals are specially trained to assess, diagnose, and treat a child If a child has problems that involve the nervous system. If there are certain abnormalities in the brain, nervous system, or muscle cells of a child, then neurological disorders can occur in children.
Neurological disorders are either present since birth (diseases such as spina bifida or hydrocephalus), or the diseases and disorders are acquired later in life. They may be a result of any serious injury, trauma or infection.
What Does a Paediatric Neurologist Do?
When it comes to the medical conditions of children, a paediatric specialist works closely with the primary care physicians of a child to provide the child with the best treatment plans. The primary care physicians of a child generally refer the child to a paediatric neurologist if the child is diagnosed with any neurological disorders. If a child is suffering from any long term illness, then they get proper and regular care and treatment from a paediatric neurologist.
Diseases and Conditions that are Treated by Paediatric Neurologists
The job of paediatric neurologists is to coordinate medical diagnosis, treatment and therapy for children who suffer from various neurological disorders. The conditions for which special neurological treatments are used are as follows:-
Metabolic diseases affecting the nervous system
Paediatric sleep disorders
Developmental disorders including autism
Paediatric neuromuscular disorders including muscular dystrophy and congenital myopathies
Neurological complications of other paediatric diseases
The neurosurgical department offers the patients with surgical treatments that are well advanced. The diseases which are treated by the neurosurgical department includes:-
Congenital anomalies of the brain and spinal cord
Tumours of the brain and spinal cord
Myelomeningocele and spina bifida
Vascular anomalies of the brain and spinal cord
Medically refractory epilepsy
Surgical therapy for spasticity
Paediatric head and spinal cord injury
Tethered spinal cord
How can CARE Hospitals Help?
The CARE Hospitals offer the best and leading diagnosis and treatment program for children, infants, and adolescents who are affected by neurological problems. These problems that affect the nervous system are very delicate, especially when it comes to children. That is why the CARE Hospitals offer the proper treatment plans and the care for every child.
The specialists at the CARE Hospitals treat brain and other neurological conditions with the best equipment, and latest technology out there. Other than that, with their state of the art infrastructure and the best interest of the patients in their hearts, the children are in the best hands when they are getting treated by the CARE Hospitals.
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