Journee and her mother traveled from Boston to meet pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Ranjit Varghese and neurosurgeon Shenandoah Robinson. Journee's surgeons developed a cerebral palsy treatment plan with the rehabilitation team at the Kennedy Krieger Institute to get her standing and walking for the first time.
At the Cerebral Palsy Clinic, your child will benefit from the combined insights of neurosurgeons, neurologists, occupational therapists and other specialists, who review your child’s unique needs and develop a personalized treatment plan.
Appointments & Referrals
Cerebral Palsy Specialists
Stephanie Berry, P.A.-C
Kelly Hartnett, P.A.-C.
Heather Kerber, P.A.-C.
Cerebral Palsy Procedures
Our cerebral palsy neurosurgeons offer the latest techniques and approaches for children who need surgery for cerebral palsy. Read more about these treatments in the Health section:
A baclofen pump delivers a muscle relaxant directly into the cerebrospinal fluid, which helps manage muscle stiffness and spasms better than with baclofen taken by mouth.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
Selective dorsal rhizotomy is a way to reduce muscle spasms and stiffness by cutting some of the sensory nerve fibers that carry sensation from the muscles to the spinal cord.