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Department of pediatric neurology

About the department

The department of pediatric neurology at M1 Private Clinic Munich comprises world-class diagnostic equipment, treatment by the latest guidelines, and extensive neurological rehabilitation options. The standards of the German Medical Association and local neurological guidelines are strictly followed. The department has neurological rehabilitation as an additional medical service. Every day, the patient will be in contact with 5 to 8 people of trained medical personnel under the doctor's constant supervision. There are different modern diagnostic and physiotherapeutic equipment for precise diagnosis and recovery. The doctor holds extensive experience and is familiar with all the latest, most effective treatment options. 

This department focuses on motor, speech, and psychological development impairments, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, behavioural and physical neurological disorders, sequelae of organic (physical) damaging of the neural system, and congenital and genetic diseases. A range of neuropediatric rehabilitation methods is used, focused on the most effective and multidimensional approach to the patient. 

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Diagnosis

  • Physical examination
  • Anamnesis (History of Present Illness)
  • Neurological examination
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) - detection of the electrical activity of brain cells
  • Video-electroencephalography (Video-EEG) - simultaneous video monitoring of physical activity during EEG recording
  • Evoked potentials (stimulation of different sensory organs, e.g. eyes or ears, with simultaneous detection of brain activity in the responsible areas)
  • Electroneurography (testing the conductibility of neural fibres)
  • Ultrasound examination

Conditions treated

  • Sequelae of traumatic brain injury
  • Sequelae of brain oxygen deprivation
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Congenital neurological disorders
  • Motor dysfunctions
  • Neurometabolic and neuromuscular disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Dyslexia
  • ADHD

Treatment 

  • Conservative treatment (medications)
  • Botox injections

Rehabilitation

  • Physiotherapy (a combination of physical exercises for the recovery of motor functioning)
  • Speech-language therapy
  • Ergometer training (physiotherapy using exercise device)
  • Psychotherapy, family counselling
  • Motor development
  • Rhythmic acoustic stimulation, RAS - visual and acoustic stimulation of the brain for therapeutic effect
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