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Movement Disorders Program

Movement disorders are neurological conditions that cause involuntary or abnormal movement affecting your speed, quality, and ease of movement. Movement disorder symptoms often vary and fluctuate and are caused by diseases in various parts of the brain.

The most common movement disorder conditions are:

  • Essential tremor – Affecting nearly 10 million people in the United States
  • Parkinson's disease – Affecting over 1.5 million people in the United States
  • Dystonia – Affecting about 250,000 people in the United States

The Movement Disorders Program at DHMC is a multidisciplinary group of neurological specialists dedicated to providing comprehensive specialty and subspecialty care to patients with movement disorders.

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