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Paediatric Neurology

We assess the need for interprofessional rehabilitation on children with cerebral palsy, based on scientific evidence. We develop the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy in a national project, for which we have received the Finnish Medical Association's quality award in 2011.

We perform diagnostic assessment and assessment of the need for interprofessional rehabilitation in difficult children's communicative and contact problems. We are especially competent in the early diagnostics of autism. Each child is appointed a personal nurse and a rehabilitation instructor in our unit to support and contact the family. The feedback we have received from families has been very positive.

We are active in both national and international professional muscular disease diagnostics and treatment networks. This enables us to treat muscular diseases based on the most recent information.

Meet our doctors

Tuire Lähdesmäki.Tuire Lähdesmäki
Harri Arikka.​​Harri Arikka

Heidi Pöyhönen.Heidi Pöyhönen
Milla Ylijoki.

Milla Ylijoki


Head of our nursing staff


Kristiina Nokelainen
Section coordinator


Päivitetty: 15/02/2022 09:22

 Contact information

Head of section
Tuire Lähdesmäki 
02 313 0000

Section co-ordinator
Kristiina Nokelainen
02 313 2746


02 313 1460

Street address

Tyks U-hospital
Building 3
5th floor
Entrance A
Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8

Tyks Lighthouse hospital Savitehtaankatu 5, Turku 

2nd floor, section L

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

Outpatient clinics and wards

Paediatric Neurological Day Hospital and Outpatient Clinic