There is currently no cure for HNRNPH2 genetic variations and not all HNRNPH2 patients will need all therapies or treatments. In addition to traditional therapies, some patients have supplemented these with additional therapies and some patients take prescribed medications for anxiety, gastrointestinal issues, seizures, etc. Each patient should work with their medical team to develop the appropriate therapeutic program that will meet their specific needs. Below are a list of suggested therapies and/or specialists to consider based on the group as a whole.
SPECIALISTS and THERAPISTS TO BE CONSULTED if DIAGNOSED with HNRNPH2 GENETIC VARIATIONS
Specialists that should be consulted:
- (Pediatric) Neurologist – some patients experience seizure activity
- (Pediatric) Orthopedist – most patients require orthotics for their feet, and some have other orthopedic issues such as scoliosis and hip dysplasia
- (Pediatric) Gastroenterologist – some patients have gastrointestinal issues such as reflux, esophagitis, difficulty gaining weight, feeding problems, etc.
- (Pediatric) Ophthalmologist or Neuro-Ophthalmologist – some patients have a visual impairment called Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)
Therapists that should be considered:
- Physical Therapist
- Occupational Therapist
- Speech Therapist
May also want to consider:
- Developmental Pediatrician
- Aquatic Therapy
- Hippo Therapy