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Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Clinic


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Spasticity in children is a condition causing muscle tightness, contractions, or spasms. At WVU Medicine Children’s, we’re passionate about the children we treat and put your child at the center of care. Your child will receive care from a multidisciplinary team of experts. Collaboration ensures we develop a comprehensive treatment plan to address the needs of each child. Our team includes pediatric specialists and medical professionals in:

Conditions We Treat

In addition to spasticity, we provide treatment for conditions that can cause spasticity, including:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Brain tumor
  • Damage to the central nervous system
  • Genetic conditions
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

Treatments and Services

Treatment depends on your child’s condition and the area of the body affected. To reduce pain and improve mobility, your child will benefit from advanced diagnostic tests and personalized surgical and nonsurgical treatments that may include:

  • Botox injections
  • Oral medicine
  • Orthopedic surgeries
  • Physical therapy
  • Serial casting


To learn more about what causes childhood spasticity and how we treat it, please check out the following resources:

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