Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease

Even the simplest tasks can be difficult with a movement disorder. Learn about the symptoms and different types of movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease.

What is a movement disorder?

Movement disorders are neurological conditions that cause involuntary or abnormal movements that affect speed, quality and ease of movement. Common signs and symptoms of a movement disorder include:

  • Balance issues
  • Coordination problems
  • Difficulty performing tasks with your hands
  • Muscle contractions or spasms
  • Tremors
  • Uncontrollable head-nodding

Comprehensive movement disorder care

Our specialists treat a wide range of movement disorders, including:

Living with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s is a chronic, progressive disease, but there are medications and therapies available to help control symptoms. Our team will create a complete, customized care plan for you.

Explore deep brain stimulation as a Parkinson’s disease treatment option.

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