At Arkansas Children’s, our nationally renowned specialists give expert care for children suffering from a wide range of neurological disorders, treating brain, nervous system, and neuromuscular disorders. Our patients benefit from innovations like the non-invasive brain mapping technology called magnetoencephalography (MEG). Everything we do is to make children better today and healthier tomorrow.
Our team of specialists works together through a multidisciplinary approach to clinical collaboration so each child has an entire team of experts personalizing care for improved outcomes. Our goal through this team approach is to maximize your child’s development and quality of life. Our team provides state-of-the-art care to transition our patients through life - from birth through childhood, adolescence and into early adulthood.
With leading-edge research to advance knowledge, we are creating new approaches to improved patient care in many areas of neurological and neurosurgical care. Our team is finding new solutions for epilepsy treatment and management, including medication, specialized diet and epilepsy surgery.
Arkansas Children's Hospital provides right-sized care for your child. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arkansas Children's in seven specialties, including Neurology and Neurosurgery, for 2022-2023. Learn more.
Arkansas Children’s Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program is the only program in the state with a National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) Level 4 accreditation, providing the most advanced care for children with epilepsy. Our board-certified doctors are trained to evaluate, diagnose and create an individualized plan for your child.
Specialized pediatric epilepsy care, can fundamentally change the short and long term quality of life for patients who suffer from seizures.
With a focus on the expert care of pediatric patients with brain tumors, spinal tumors or neurofibromatosis (NF), our young patients have access to neuro-oncology specialists for every aspect care based on their individual needs.
Our craniofacial, cleft and pediatric plastic surgery specialists at Arkansas Children’s are skilled in the surgical treatment of a range of congenital or acquired craniofacial conditions or issues for children of any age.
The Neurology Clinic at Arkansas Children's provides expert epilepsy care for a full range of neurological conditions and diseases.
The Arkansas Children's Neurosurgery Clinic offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for children from newborn to age 21.
The Neurovascular Multidisciplinary Clinic at Arkansas Children's provides the diagnosis, evaluation and management of pediatric patients with neurovascular disorders.
The Neurofibromatosis Clinic provides a comprehensive evaluation of neurofibromatosis.
Neuromuscular disorders like myopathies, muscular dystrophies, neuropathies and more are treated by specialists in the ACH Neuromuscular Program.
The Head Injury Clinic helps children and their families with long-term effects of post-traumatic complications from head injuries.
At Arkansas Children’s, our board-certified and fellowship trained neurosurgeons and neurologists work together for the surgical treatment of epilepsy in children.
Neurodevelopmental & Neurobehavioral Clinic. This clinic provides evaluation and developmental concerns (autism developmental delays, and general learning disability) and dual diagnoses (learning problems combined with attention problems, anxiety, etc.)
Learn about how expert pediatric neurologists diagnose and treat all types at headaches at Arkansas Children’s dedicated Neurology Headache Clinic.
The Spasticity and Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Clinic provides diagnosis, evaluation, and management of patients with hypertonia and cerebral palsy, and provides evaluation for treatment of spasticity using botulinum toxin or intrathecal baclofen pump therapy.
The 12-bed Neuroscience Unit at Arkansas Children’s Hospital is the only program in Arkansas devoted to pediatric neurology and neurosurgery. It offers patients a comprehensive and coordinated center for the treatment of brain, nervous system and neuromuscular disorders.
The skilled team of rehabilitation specialists at Arkansas Children’s works together to ensure a better quality of life for children with neurology conditions.
Neurology patients get inpatient care in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU).
Our expertly trained neuroscience specialists diagnose and treat brain, nervous system and neuromuscular disorders. As the only program in Arkansas dedicated to pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, our team treats a comprehensive range of neurological conditions, diseases and disorders.
Chronic daily headache occurs when a child experiences headaches that last 4 or more hours a day every day or nearly every day. The child has at least 15 headaches days a month with no underlying medical condition.
Migraines are headaches that cause pulsing and throbbing head pain that lasts for hours or days.
Complicated migraine refers to migraines that cannot be specifically diagnosed. The term also refers to a severe and rare form of the headache called hemiplegic migraine.
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Listen to the emotional stories of hope, hardship, and healing from patients, families and team members at Arkansas Children's.
Every staff member at Arkansas Children’s understands that any issue or illness experienced by your child concerns the entire family. We approach every aspect of care - from the initial diagnosis to long-term care management - from a personalized patient perspective and the family perspective. Regardless of individual circumstances, our model of care provides safe, high quality and comprehensive medical care while supporting each patient and family member with:
Learn how neurosurgeons at Arkansas Children's may use ROSA One Brain technology to provide our patients with the safest possible experience and positive outcomes.
Our chaplains are on staff to assist all patients and families from any faith background with religious and spiritual needs.
Child Life reduces stress and promotes positive coping using developmentally appropriate preparation, education, and play at Arkansas Children's.
Arkansas Children's offers on-site dining, shuttle services, and gift shops, as well as discounted hotels and rv parks nearby.
Our team of specialists helps parents and families learn about conditions to be prepared for effective care at home.
If a child has a seizure, it does not mean they have epilepsy. The number of seizures and the time frame when those seizures happen are important to diagnose epilepsy, a brain disease where normal nerve activity becomes abnormal.
Learn how the neurology team at Arkansas Children's Northwest diagnoses and treats both of these conditions.
Is looking at your child like looking in a mirror? Genetic traits passed along from parents to kids can create strong family resemblances. Genes can also pass along less obvious similarities, like being prone to headaches or migraines.
Learn the difference between a migraine and headache and how migraines can be prevented.
Arkansas Children's reviews the signs of a concussion in children and young athletes.
The prognosis and treatment plan for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is explained by Dr. David Bumpass, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
MEG is the latest advanced technology implementation at Arkansas Children's. MEG is a non-invasive procedure to study human brain activity.
Nine steps to take if your child starts to have a seizure with shaking or jerking lasting longer than a few seconds.
If your child has been diagnosed with Epilepsy, there is a chance that your child could lose consciousness during a seizure, so there could be certain circumstances and activities that should be avoided or closely monitored.
Arkansas Children's Hospital neurologists treat epilepsy patient with diet changes.
Just because your child has a seizure does not mean he or she has epilepsy. The expert pediatric neurologists at Arkansas Children’s share the difference between the two and tips for what to do if your child has a seizure.
Arkansas Children's treats 3 year old who suffers traumatic injury on the soccer field.
Not expected to live past early childhood, 12-year-old Skylar Overman beat the odds thanks to Arkansas Children's Hospital and Medicaid.
MS Patient Finds Positive Perspective in MS Diagnosis
Toddler recovers from brain tumor at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Experts at Arkansas Children’s diagnosed 7-year-old Kelley with a rare neurological disorder. Read her story of a healthier tomorrow.
Kids may suffer from occasional headaches, but tension, migraine and chronic headaches are cause for concern.
Matthew is a star player on the field and in the classroom. During summer practice, he sustained an injury that could sideline more than just his football career. Watch Matthew's story and the tough decisions he faces during his recovery.
Our app is designed to be your "go-to" for managing your child's health day or night.
Arkansas Children's has an online bill pay system to pay your bill for visits and admissions.
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Arkansas Children's offers translation assistance to the hearing impaired as well as non-English speaking patients and families.