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living with neurologic movement disorders have difficulty controlling
voluntary movement. They may have disordered or excessive movement
(e.g., a tremor or a tic), slowness, or a lack of movement (e.g.,
Parkinson's disease). Movement
disorders include ataxia, dystonia, essential tremor, Huntington's
disease, Shy-Drager syndrome, myoclonus, Parkinson's disease,
progressive supranuclear palsy, restless legs syndrome, Rett
syndrome, spasticity, tardive dyskinesia/dystonia, tics/Tourette's
syndrome, and Wilson's disease.
- Movement Disorder Society
- The web
site of this professional organization includes information about
the society and its goals, conferences, publications, grants,
- The Institute
is a not-for-profit organization conducting patient care and
research activities in the neurological specialty area of movement
disorders. The web site includes information about movement disorders
and Parkinson's disease, and information about the organization.
- We Move
- Based at
the Mount Sinai Medical Center, this organization's web site
offers patient and professional information about the different
movement disorders, support and advocacy organizations, conferences,
links, and educational services for health care providers.
are Movement Disorders?
- A long,
one-page overview of the different kinds of movement disorders
from the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Neurology.
- Conductive Education
- Huntington's Disease
- Neurological Disorders
- Parkinson's Disease
- Rett Syndrome
- Tourette's Syndrome
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