Unique Pediatric Care
Through customized care and technology, pediatric patients of all ages regularly astonish us — and always inspire us — with their ability to heal, their courage and their sparkle.
Spasticity rehabilitation aids children and adults who experience functional loss, contracture and pain due to CP, MS, brain/spinal cord injuries or stroke.read more
Therapeutic recreation focuses on the relaxing, fun part of life through art therapy, music therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and recreational activity therapy.read more
How We Heal
We bring together pediatricians and therapists with the most advanced medical research and technology. Treatments range broadly from physical, speech and occupational therapy to innovative use of pharmacotherapy and prosthetics.
Pediatric Innovation Center
Leading the world advancing the knowledge of conditions affecting function and development of children, our Center is the only one of its kind in the Midwest.Learn More
Legs + Walking Lab
The Margaret & Mark Stephan Legs + Walking Lab is designed for patients and research participants with diagnoses affecting lower-body function due to brain or spinal cord injury and diseases of the nerves, muscles and bones. Researchers and clinicians focus on advancing trunk, pelvic and leg function, movement, coordination, strength and balance.
Arms + Hands Lab
The two-story Harris Family Foundation Arms + Hands Lab is a robust environment designed for patients and research participants working on recovering and strengthening complex hand and reaching skills — turning a key, picking up a pen, reaching for a glass, putting on a sweater…all the many things we do with our hands, arms and fingers.
Strength + Endurance Lab
Designed for patients and research participants working on building stamina and resilience, the Nancy W. Knowles Strength + Endurance Lab is where therapy is targeted to improve complex motor and endurance activities, coordination and higher-level activities of daily living (cooking, dressing, gardening, sports).
Think + Speak Lab
Recovering the ability to think, reason, perceive, swallow, eat, talk, interact with others and make decisions are key for returning to yourself, loved ones and life. In this Lab, combined therapeutic care and scientific application help you recover these building blocks of ability.
Pediatric patients (inpatient and outpatient) work with doctors, researchers and therapists in this kid-customized Grainger Pediatric Lab, scaled for smaller bodies, developing brains and appealing to young imaginations.learn more
Our pediatricians have dedicated their lives to helping children with injuries or conditions affecting function and development.
Science-Driven CareWith more than 350 clinical studies under way — several dedicated to the needs of children and adolescents — we offer access to the world’s most advanced research, which can directly impact the extent and pace of your child’s recovery.
Clinical Trials & Research Studies
This study is looking for children with Cerebral Palsy to wear an robotic exoskeleton to help improve walking ability.read more