Ordinary daily activities such as walking, eating, and dressing can be difficult for those with certain neurological disorders, such as stroke or brain injury. Loss of movement changes the lives of patients and their families, which is why our neuro-orthopaedic team focuses on treatment and therapy to help individuals improve mobility.
Penn Medicine's neuro-orthopaedic service offers the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment to patients whose arms or legs are impaired by brain injury, stroke, anoxia, central nervous disorders, or orthopaedic conditions.
Penn neuro–orthopaedics treats a wide range of arm and leg problems, including:
Neurologic disorders that can cause orthopaedic problems include:
Meet the team of experts who specialize in neuro orthopaedics.
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