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Peacock Cerebral Palsy & Movement Disorders Center

The Peacock Cerebral Palsy & Movement Disorders Center is Northern California's leader in the treatment of children with cerebral palsy (CP) and spasticity. Led by a team of nationally-recognized specialists and pioneers in rhizotomy treatment, our spasticity program is the largest and most comprehensive in the region. The Center brings together developmental experts from different specialties including neurosurgery, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, orthotics, and prosthetics to evaluate and treat your child.

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Why Families Choose Us

Improved Quality of Life for Children with Cerebral Palsy

  • Neurosurgical procedures like selective dorsal rhizotomy and Baclofen pump placement, combined with orthopedic surgery and intensive physical rehabilitation therapy, can improve the quality of life for children with cerebral palsy.
  • Many children who receive treatment at our facilities become lifetime walkers, instead of being confined for life to a wheelchair.
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Leading Pediatric Experts in the Treatment of Spasticity

  • The Children’s Peacock Center for Cerebral Palsy and Movement Disorders is named after Warwick Peacock, MD, the modern pioneer in selective dorsal rhizotomy in the United States.
  • Dr. Peacock’s innovative work in the treatment of spasticity and his collaboration with Children's Hospital Oakland makes us Northern California’s leading provider of rhizotomy, treating more than half of all the pediatric spasticity cases in the state.

Unparalleled Care

  • We evaluate your child with our entire team, including pediatric neurosurgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pediatric orthopedists, pediatric neurosurgeons, and pediatric rehabilitation physicians.
  • Because we're committed to each child’s long-term success, we provide one of the top inpatient rehabilitation centers, where we look after your child’s health and help coordinate resources for continued care at home.

California-Based Services, Long-Reaching Potential

  • Primary and secondary service areas include Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, and Stanislaus Counties.
  • Many of the top neurosurgeons currently offering rhizotomy treatment in the United States were trained by Dr. Peacock, extending our influence well beyond California borders.