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If your child is struggling with a neurological condition, so many things can seem impossible. Finding the right treatment. Living without pain. Hitting developmental milestones.
At Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, we specialize in the impossible. We eliminate children's seizures. Perform life-changing surgery. Manage complex movement disorders. At our robust neurosciences program — ranked one of the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report — our mission is to help you and your child overcome the challenges that seem impossible.
Born at 24 weeks, Claire had a 1% chance of surviving, let alone walking. For the past four years, she’s received treatments at the Cerebral Palsy Clinic that have allowed her to master walking and running —defying the odds stacked against her since birth.
Jesse was diagnosed with general dystonia, a condition that has affected his muscles since infancy. Recently, Jesse underwent deep brain stimulation surgery that impacted his spasticity, allowing him to grow stronger every day.
Lily was diagnosed with drug-resistant epilepsy at age 4 and, in 2019, underwent surgery to remove a portion of her brain causing the seizures. Since then, Lily has lived seizure-free.
A program built by one of the few fellowship-trained pediatric movement disorder specialists in the country. Use advanced treatments and innovations like selective dorsal rhizotomies and deep brain stimulation that can change the trajectory of a condition. Offer multi-specialty clinics for many conditions, including our Cerebral Palsy Clinic in partnership with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. These clinics combine highly specialized experts who offer comprehensive treatment in one place or one visit. Our neurological subspecialists collaborate with pediatric geneticists, neuro-intensivists, biochemical genetics, neuroradiology specialists and rehab specialists.
Our specialists are ready to serve your child and your family