The Movement Disorders Clinic specializes in the evaluation and treatment of disorders of gait. coordination and other aspects of the movement. Patients also are evaluated for blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, and cerebellar ataxias. Specialized care, including Botulinum Toxin, is provided for all types of dystonia including torticollis, writer’s cramp, musician’s cramp, diarrhea and focal dystonia in the limbs. Surgical options, including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), pallidotomy, and carbidopa-levodopa enteral suspension (CLES), are available for appropriate patients with Parkinson’s disease Patients may be referred for a single consultation visitor for continued care and management of particularly difficult movement disorders. Other patients may be enrolled in clinical studies while continuing to receive routine medical care from their primary physicians. In all cases, the staff strives to arrange a treatment program among the patient, referring doctor, and clinic that maximizes patient care, communication and efficiency.
Our multidisciplinary team is comprised of neurologists with special expertise in movement disorders, pharmacists, nurses, social workers and a patient services coordinator. Each of these health care professionals plays a key role in making your visit as efficient and comfortable as possible.
- Essential Trenor
- Huntington’s Disease
- Multiple System Atrophy
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Progressive Supranuclear
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Tardive Dyskinesia Palsy
- Restless legs syndrome
- Tardive Dyskinesia
- Tourette Syndrome
- Wilson’s Disease
Patients can Benefit From:
- Comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinical evaluation and treatment.
- An expert neurological staff specially trained in the recognition and treatment of movement disorders.
- A broad spectrum of treatment options including conventional and experimental medications, botulinum toxin injections, and neurosurgery.
- Collaboration with the departments of Neurology. Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry to address the complex neurobehavioral problems associated with movement disorders
- An emphasis on patient education
- Access to the latest research findings and therapies