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Pediatric Movement Disorders

The Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric movement disorders center led by fellowship-trained specialists and academic leaders. Our expert teams treat disorders associated with cerebral palsy, brain or spine injury, and a variety of neurological conditions affecting movement, muscle tone and posture.


Services include dedicated clinical care for children with cerebral palsy in our CP program. We also provide specialty care for tics and Tourette syndrome and rare pediatric movement disorders.

Smart Specialists, Special Kids

The pediatric movement disorder specialists at Phoenix Children’s balance high-level skills with heartfelt compassion. We put your child at ease, hear your concerns and help your family to find answers.

Our movement disorders team takes an integrated, multispecialty approach to treating a full range of conditions, from mild to severe. We offer individualized care from doctors who are motivated by helping children to feel and function at their best.

Your child’s care may include services from these and other specialties:

At Phoenix Children’s your child’s care includes evaluation and treatment for other conditions that often occur along with a movement disorder. These may include anxiety, ADHD, autism-spectrum disordersepilepsy, genetic conditions and learning disabilities, among others.

Leading-Edge Facilities and Therapies

Our pediatric neurology programs and services include high-level expertise and a full range of treatment options for movement disorders, including: 

Research and Clinical Trials

As part of the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s, Kruer Lab researchers investigate the genetic basis of childhood movement disorders disease to improve care and quality of life for kids with nervous system disorders. Qualified patients may be eligible to participate in our clinical research

Our researchers routinely partner with other academic leaders on pioneering projects. We also train tomorrow’s leaders through our pediatric movement disorders fellowship.


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