Movement Disorders & Diagnosis
Dysfunction in the target and velocity of an intended movement is defined as Movement Disorder. Movements disorders are divided into two major categories: Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders and Hypokinetic Movement Disorders. The type of movement disorder includes Tics, Stereotypies, Dystonia, Parkinsonism, Psychogenic Movement Disorder. Medication, Antiseizure medications (e.g., primidone [Mysoline], gabapentin [Neurontin]) Botulinum Toxin injection therapy (BOTOX therapy), and/or surgery are the treatments available for Movement Disorder.
- Track 1-1 Developmental and Benign Movement Disorders of Childhood
- Track 2-2 Tics
- Track 3-3 Stereotypies
- Track 4-4 Dystonia
- Track 5-5 Parkinsonism
- Track 6-6 Psychogenic Movement Disorder