Kiddos Urgent Care

Growing healthy minds, one neuron at a time

Welcome to our pediatric neurological care services. Our highly skilled and compassionate team of board-certified pediatric neurologists is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of neurological conditions. From diagnosis to treatment and follow-up care, we offer a comprehensive approach to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child’s neurological health.

NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

Kiddos Urgent Care

Growing healthy minds, one neuron at a time

Welcome to our pediatric neurological care services. Our highly skilled and compassionate team of board-certified pediatric neurologists is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of neurological conditions. From diagnosis to treatment and follow-up care, we offer a comprehensive approach to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child’s neurological health.

NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

Benefits

Pediatric neurology services are designed to diagnose and treat neurological disorders in children. By seeking the care of a qualified pediatric neurologist, parents can ensure that their child receives the most appropriate treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. Pediatric neurology services can help improve the quality of life for children with neurological disorders by addressing symptoms, managing complications, and improving overall health and function.

Patient Preparation

Depending on the specific procedure or test, patient preparation may vary. Generally, parents should ensure that their child is well-rested and well-hydrated leading up to their appointment. Parents should also bring a list of any medications their child is taking, as well as any relevant medical history.

Purpose

Pediatric neurology services aim to diagnose and treat neurological disorders in children, such as epilepsy, migraines, developmental delays, and other conditions. The purpose of pediatric neurology is to provide children with specialized care that addresses their specific neurological needs, improves quality of life, and promotes overall health and well-being.

Post-Procedure Care

Depending on the specific procedure or test, post-procedure care may vary. Parents should follow any instructions provided by their child’s pediatric neurologist, which may include monitoring their child for symptoms, administering medications, or scheduling follow-up appointments. Parents should also contact their child’s neurologist if they have any questions or concerns.

Procedure

Pediatric neurology procedures and tests may include neurological exams, imaging tests (such as MRI or CT scans), electroencephalograms (EEGs), nerve conduction studies, and other diagnostic tests. Treatment options may include medication management, dietary changes, therapy, or surgical intervention. The specific procedure or test recommended for a child will depend on their specific neurological condition and symptoms.

Accepted Insurances

We accept a range of insurance plans to ensure that all families can access the care they need. Please check with your insurance provider to confirm coverage for pediatric urgent care services.

Frequently Asked. Questions

What conditions are treated by pediatric neurologists?

Pediatric neurologists diagnose and treat a variety of neurological conditions in children, including but not limited to: epilepsy, migraines, developmental delays, neuromuscular disorders, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, and genetic disorders.

When should I take my child to a pediatric neurologist?

You should consider seeing a pediatric neurologist if your child experiences seizures, frequent headaches or migraines, developmental delays, or other neurological symptoms such as weakness or numbness.

What can I expect during my child's first appointment with a pediatric neurologist?

During the first appointment, the pediatric neurologist will review your child’s medical history and conduct a neurological exam. They may also order imaging tests or other diagnostic tests to help determine a diagnosis and treatment plan.

Does my child need to prepare for any procedures or tests?

This depends on the specific procedure or test. The pediatric neurologist will provide detailed instructions on any necessary preparation before the procedure or test.

What procedures and tests are performed by pediatric neurologists?

Pediatric neurologists may perform a range of procedures and tests, including EEGs, MRIs, CT scans, nerve conduction studies, and muscle biopsies.

Will my child need to be sedated for any procedures or tests?

Some tests, such as MRI or CT scans, may require sedation for young children to remain still during the procedure. The pediatric neurologist will discuss sedation options with you if needed.

What post-procedure care or follow-up appointments are typically required?

This varies depending on the procedure or test. The pediatric neurologist will provide specific instructions on post-procedure care and follow-up appointments.

What insurance plans are accepted for pediatric neurology services?

You should check with the pediatric neurology practice directly to determine which insurance plans they accept.

How long does it typically take to receive test results?

This can vary depending on the type of test and the facility performing the test. The pediatric neurologist will provide an estimate on when you can expect to receive the results.

Are there any lifestyle changes my child may need to make following a neurological diagnosis?

Depending on the diagnosis, there may be lifestyle changes or treatments recommended by the pediatric neurologist. They will provide guidance and support for any necessary changes or treatments.

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