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 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.
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.)
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.
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.
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:
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.
MEG is the latest advanced technology implementation at Arkansas Children's. MEG is a non-invasive procedure to study human brain activity.
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.
Nine steps to take if your child starts to have a seizure with shaking or jerking lasting longer than a few seconds.
Kids may suffer from occasional headaches, but tension, migraine and chronic headaches are cause for concern.
Experts at Arkansas Children’s diagnosed 7-year-old Kelley with a rare neurological disorder. Read her story of a healthier tomorrow.
Arkansas Children's treats 3 year old who suffers traumatic injury on the soccer field.
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