Neuromuscular disorders affect the nerves or muscles in your body. If the nerve cells become unhealthy or damaged, the nervous system and muscles can’t communicate and muscles begin to weaken. This weakness can lead to twitching, cramps, aches, pains, and joint and movement problems.
The caring and compassionate pediatric orthopedic physicians and multidisciplinary staff at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC, are specially trained in the care of infants, children and teens who have neuromuscular disorders. Our pediatric orthopedic experts partner with other specialists, like rehabilitation doctors and neurologists, to help your child achieve a better quality of life, lessen symptoms and increase his or her mobility. The Pediatric Orthopedic team at Levine Children’s Hospital offers medical, non-surgical and surgical treatment for these types of conditions.
Pediatric neuromuscular conditions treated at Levine Children’s Hospital include: