There are two basic types of movement disorders:
- Those characterized by excessive muscular movements and contractions, called hyperkinetic.
- And those associated with muscle stiffness, rigidity, or slowness of movement, called hypokinetic.
- Postural Disturbances
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Parkinsonian Syndromes
- Multiple System Atrophies
- Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
- Dementia with Lewy Bodies
- Frontotemporal Dementias with Parkinsonism
- Corticobasal Ganglionic Degeneration
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep
- Huntington’s Disease
- Wilson Disease
- Paroxysmal Dyskinesia
- Hemifacial Spasm
The Movement Disorders Team has extensive experience with the full range of these disorders.