Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Seizures

A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function. 

Neuromuscular Disorders

There are many neuromuscular disorders that require clinical care by a doctor or other healthcare professional. Such disorders involve the muscles, and nerves, and the spinal cord. Included are the muscular dystrophies, inflammation of muscle (myositis), spinal muscular atrophies, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Newborn Neurologic Disorders

There are several neurological disorders affecting newborns that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

White Matter Injury Treatment

A study by researchers at Children’s National Health System provides direct evidence that targeting specific receptors in white matter cells after brain injury promotes cellular and functional recovery.