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Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Oct 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Cerebral palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354009

Aug 16th, 2019 - Cerebral palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, speech therapists, and other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat children and adults with cerebral palsy. Doctors collaborate with therapists, nurses, dietitians, physical a...

Cerebral palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354005

Aug 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy can become more apparent over time, so a diagnosis might not be made until a few months after birth. If your family doctor or pediatrician suspects your child has cerebral palsy, he or she will evaluate your child's signs and symptoms, monitor growth and development, review your child's medical history, and conduct a physical exam. Your doctor migh...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20353999

Aug 16th, 2019 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, abnormal...

Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350716

Jun 21st, 2019 - Overview Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs m...

Medulloblastoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/medulloblastoma/cdc-20363524

Apr 26th, 2019 - Medulloblastoma Medulloblastoma Medulloblastoma Medulloblastoma is a type of brain cancer that starts in the part of the brain called the cerebellum. Medulloblastoma is the most common type of cancerous brain tumor in children. Medulloblastoma (muh-dul-o-blas-TOE-muh) is a cancerous (malignant) brain tumor that starts in the lower back part of the brain, called the cerebellum. The cerebellum is...

Adrenoleukodystrophy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adrenoleukodystrophy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369166

Apr 19th, 2019 - Adrenoleukodystrophy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology, pediatric neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and others evaluate and treat adults and children who have adrenoleukodystrophy at Mayo Clinic. Advanced treatment Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in providing comprehensive care for children ...

Moyamoya disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/moyamoya-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355591

Apr 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Moyamoya consultation at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors utilize the latest tools and techniques to diagnose moyamoya disease. To diagnose moyamoya disease, your doctor will review your symptoms and your family and medical history. Your doctor will perform a physical examination and may order several tests to diagnose moyamoya disease and any underlying conditions. Tests may include: ...

Moyamoya disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/moyamoya-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355586

Apr 1st, 2019 - Overview Moyamoya disease Moyamoya disease In moyamoya disease, arteries to your brain become narrow and may even close, leading to reduced delivery of oxygen-rich blood to your brain. This lack of blood flow to the brain can cause stroke and other symptoms. Moyamoya disease is a rare, progressive blood vessel (vascular) disorder in which the carotid artery in the skull becomes blocked or narro...

Moyamoya disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/moyamoya-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355593

Apr 1st, 2019 - Moyamoya disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and others work together to evaluate and treat people with moyamoya disease and other brain and blood vessel conditions (cerebrovascular diseases). At Mayo Clinic, our team of experts provides comprehensive treatment for people with moyamoya — addressing not o...

Neurofibromatosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neurofibromatosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350490

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Overview Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. These tumors can develop anywhere in your nervous system, including your brain, spinal cord and nerves. Neurofibromatosis is usually diagnosed in childhood or early adulthood. The tumors are usually noncancerous (benign), but sometimes can become cancerous (malignant). Symptoms are often mild. However, ...

Neurofibromatosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neurofibromatosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350498

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Neurofibromatosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned Neurofibromatosis Clinic provides coordinated care for people with this complex condition. Geneticists, adult and pediatric neurologists, neuro-oncologists, radiologists, and neurosurgeons work together to provide exactly the care you need. Genetic counselors, ophthalmologists, orthopedic surgeons, der...

Neurofibromatosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neurofibromatosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350495

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start with a review of your personal and family medical history and a physical examination. Your doctor may use a special lamp to check your skin for café au lait spots, which can help diagnose NF1. If additional tests are needed to diagnose NF1, NF2 or schwannomatosis, your doctor might recommend: Eye exam. An eye doctor can detect Lisch nodules and cataracts. Hearin...

Congenital myopathies - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-myopathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355704

Sep 20th, 2018 - Congenital myopathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurology), neuromuscular diseases, hereditary conditions (medical genetics), heart conditions (cardiology), lung conditions (pulmonology), musculoskeletal conditions (orthopedic surgery), physical therapy, eye conditions (ophthalmology), and other areas work together to ...

Congenital myopathies - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-myopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355695

Sep 20th, 2018 - Overview Congenital myopathies are rare muscle diseases present at birth (congenital) that result from genetic defects. There are many different types of congenital myopathies, but most share common features, including lack of muscle tone and weakness. Other signs and symptoms of some congenital myopathies include feeding and breathing difficulties, as well as skeletal conditions, such as curva...

Congenital myopathies - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-myopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355701

Sep 20th, 2018 - Diagnosis To diagnose the condition, your doctor will review your medical and family history. He or she will conduct a physical and a neurological examination to find the cause of the muscle weakness and rule out other conditions. Your doctor may conduct several tests to diagnose congenital myopathy. Blood tests may be ordered to detect an enzyme called creatine kinase. Electrocardiogram (ECG)....

Tourette syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tourette-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350470

Aug 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis There's no specific test that can diagnose Tourette syndrome. The diagnosis is based on the history of your signs and symptoms. The criteria used to diagnose Tourette syndrome include: Both motor tics and vocal tics are present, although not necessarily at the same time Tics occur several times a day, nearly every day or intermittently, for more than a year Tics begin before age 18 Ti...

Tourette syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tourette-syndrome/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350473

Aug 7th, 2018 - Tourette syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's Tourette syndrome teams include specialists in neurology, child and adolescent neurology, psychiatry, and psychology who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, also offers the family-friendly Children's Center for children with Tourette syndrome. Having all of this su...

Tourette syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tourette-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20350465

Aug 7th, 2018 - Overview Tourette (too-RET) syndrome is a disorder that involves repetitive movements or unwanted sounds (tics) that can't be easily controlled. For instance, you might repeatedly blink your eyes, shrug your shoulders or blurt out unusual sounds or offensive words. Tics typically show up between ages 2 and 15, with the average being around 6 years of age. Males are about three to four times mor...