Cerebral Palsy


    Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder resulting from abnormal brain development, often before a patient is born. It impacts a patients motor function and muscle development. Long-term treatment includes physical and other therapies, drugs, and sometimes surgery.

    Our providers


    Hossam AbdelSalam, MD

    Pediatric Neurologist Pediatrics
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    Nitin Patel, MD

    Pediatric Neurologist Neurology, Pediatrics
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.