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

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