Motor Difficulties

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Diseases, birth conditions, and injury account for a variety of conditions affecting movement. Members of our care team work with individuals and families to overcome movement barriers through medical and physical therapy as well as the latest technology. Our teams include specialists in:

  • Cerebral palsy and spasticity
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spina bifida and other spinal cord disorders
  • Brain injury

Our occupational and physical therapists work with patients to optimize the use of technology, including wheelchair selection and computer access.

Locations and Contact

  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
    2400 Colloton Pavilion
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    In House Directions: UI Stead Family Children's Hospital public elevator, Level 2
    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 1-855-543-2884 (855 KID AT UI)
    • 1-319-356-1616 (Emergency)