Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
For patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders,
difficulties in coordination and functioning disrupt everyday life and
create pain and discomfort. Our neurologists and neurosurgeons understand
the day-to-day challenges patients face, and provide compassionate and
highly individualized treatment to help patients manage symptoms and improve
their quality of life.
A Caring Team of Experts
Our services for Parkinson’s disease and conditions such as ataxia,
dystonia, essential tremor, or spasticity are delivered by an integrated,
highly experienced team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, physical therapists,
speech therapists, occupational therapists, nutritionists, social workers
and nurses. Our integrative approach to care ensures highly specialized
and individualized treatment to meet each patient’s unique needs.
A Multi-Faceted Approach To Treatment
Our vast neuroscience services provide a wide range of state-of-the-art
therapies and options for patients with Parkinson’s disease and
other movement disorders caused by a wide range of conditions, including
Multiple Sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke,
cerebral palsy and Lou Gehrig's disease. Great care is taken to develop
treatment regimens that explore appropriate options for patients at all
stages of disease progression. This includes:
- Expert Medical Management
- Regenerative and Biological Therapies
- Innovative Neurosurgical Options
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Neuropsychological and Psychiatric Care
- Pain Management
With decades of experience in diagnosing and treating patients with movement
disorders, our neurologists design treatment plans based on clinical expertise
and knowledge of the latest and most promising treatments and therapies.
A comprehensive treatment plan may combine many options to improve strength,
mobility and overall functioning. Patients who no longer respond to drug
therapy for Parkinson’s disease or movement disorders are carefully
evaluated for surgical care.
Support for Patients and Families
Chronic neurologic disease such as Parkinson’s and other movement
disorders can create a wide range of issues for patients, caregivers and
families, We offer many services for support and assistance, from counseling
to nutritional support to respite care.