About Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Neurology is a specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and the treatment of the complex neurological disorders in the newborns, children and adolescents.
Neurological disorders seen include:
Dr.Kamakshi Memorial provides inpatient consultation and outpatient care to children who are referred by their paediatrician or by another specialist to us with a range of childhood neurological disorders.
We offer strong multi-disciplinary approach, with the team consisting of consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurse specialists, speech and language therapists, pharmacist and dietitians.
- Complex epilepsies (other than febrile seizures)
- Refractory seizure disorders
- Demyelinating disorders
- Headache disorders that have not responded to first or second line prophylactic agents
- Neuro progressive conditions
- Tics and movement disorders
- Neonatal encephalopathy
- Neonatal seizures
Parents are advised to close watch on children and seek immediate help, if they found any unusual sign or symptoms/ delay in growth/ behavioural problems and for neurological problems in children. We also provide rehabilitation and psychological care training for the parents in taking care of their children in managing stress, abnormal reaction to illness in order to ensure best possible outcome.
The paediatric neurology service works closely with:
- Paediatric EEG
- Paediatric neurosurgery
- Paediatric psychiatry
Our work is supported by colleagues in occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy.