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Movement Disorders Clinic

Cook Children's Movement Disorders Clinic cares for kids who have challenges with body movement due to illness, injury or congenital ailments. Our team provides your child with a thorough evaluation including a physical examination, complete medical history and testing in order to diagnose the specific type of movement disorder your child has. Based on the diagnosis, the team creates a plan of care that meets your child's unique needs.

Our breakthrough Motion Lab offers advanced technology that is helping children with all kinds of movement disorders develop the ability to do things they never could before, like take a step, walk, and even run. Part of Cook Children's Movement Disorder program, the motion lab features a highly specialized team with years of expertise in working with children, teens and young adults with a variety of movement disorders.

Conditions we see

The most common conditions we see include, but aren't limited to:

Treatment

The treatment options offered to your child will depend on his or her diagnosis and may include any combination of the following:

  • Medications
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Psychological support
  • Biofeedback
  • Surgery
  • Deep brain stimulation referral

We're here to help.

If your child has been diagnosed, you probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-2500.