Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of health conditions that impact the ability to move and have balance.

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Neurosurgery

Floating Hospital for Children's Pediatric Neurosurgery Division in Boston uses the latest neurosurgical methods to treat diseases of the nervous system in children.
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Cerebral Palsy Program

Our Cerebral Palsy Program works collaboratively with multiple teams and tailors each treatment plan to fit your child’s specific needs. Learn more about our treatment.
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Cerebral Palsy Program

The Cerebral Palsy Program at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston personalizes care for your child using today’s advanced therapies in a caring environment.
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Doctors + Care Team

Carl B. Heilman, MD

Carl B. Heilman, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Chairman of Neurosurgery; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, Chiari surgery

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Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Title(s): Physiatrist, Pediatric Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5626
Fax #: 617-636-5056

Pediatric rehabilitation, spasticity/tone evaluation and treatment, long-term care of chronically impaired children, transition of disabled children to adult services, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, orthotics for gait disorders, pediatric orthotics

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Zabrina M. Shabin, MD

Zabrina M. Shabin, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7920
Fax #: 617-636-9107

Operative and non-operative management of pediatric orthopedic trauma and fractures, pediatric hip disease, cerebral palsy, scoliosis and spinal deformity, lower extremity deformity, clubfoot, pediatric sports injuries

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