The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Clinics share physician specialists that assist with formulating a comprehensive rehabilitation plan for patients with a variety of diagnoses that result in functional limitations including developmental delay, acute or chronic neuromuscular problems, genetic disorders, torticollis and limb deficiency/amputees. Chronic medical conditions that affect endurance, joint flexibility and rheumatologic disorders can potentially benefit from a PM&R consultation.
Texas Children’s Spasticity Management Clinic evaluates children with spasticity associated with central nervous system disorders including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, Rett syndrome and multiple sclerosis/transverse myelitis. Patients are assessed by a pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (physiatrist) and physical therapist with recommendations and prescriptions provided for spasticity medications; upper and/or lower extremity bracing; spinal bracing; ; wheelchair evaluations and positioning devices; goal-directed physical, occupational and speech therapies; assistive technology/augmentative communication devices; neurolytic procedures such as botulinum toxin injections; evaluation for intrathecal backlofen pump therapy/selective dorsal rhizotomy and orthopedic surgery with referral to neurosurgery and orthopedics for surgical consultation.
Pediatric physiatrists board certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine have appointments for diagnostic EMG and Nerve conduction Studies. Testing provides information about muscle and nerve functions.
Combined appointments provided by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology specialists including comprehensive diagnostic assessments and therapeutic recommendations.
Music Therapy is provided by a board-certified music therapist and uses evidenced-based music interventions to address a variety of goals for children in the hospital. Our sessions are individualized to meet patient needs and may include instrument playing, singing, song writing, improvisation and group sessions.Music Therapy goals may include:
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