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Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

A range of neurological disorders can cause symptoms of involuntary movement like tremors, shaking, walking problems and impaired motor control. No matter the size of your challenge, we will treat your movement disorder

Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

Find treatment for Parkinson's disease and a range of neurological disorders that involve involuntary movement and impaired motor control.
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

A range of neurological disorders can cause symptoms of involuntary movement like tremors, shaking, walking problems and impaired motor control. No matter the size of your challenge, we will treat your movement disorder

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Reducing Abnormal Movement

Learn more about movement disorders.
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Selective targeting with chemodenervation (botulinum toxin injections) can improve some dystonias, including hemifacial spasm.

Botox injections blocks signals from nerves to the muscles. In disorders such as dystonia, hemifacial spasm or tremor, there are abnormal signals that cause muscles to function incorrectly. By blocking these abnormal signals and weakening the active muscle, we can reduce the degree of abnormal movement or spasm in the affected part of the body.

At UVA, we have extensive experience in evaluating and treating patients who may benefit from this treatment.

Deep Brain Stimulation & Other Interventions

  • There’s no cure for Parkinson's disease but, deep brain stimulation can lessen symptoms and can be effective for essential tremor

    Our comprehensive treatment approach includes:

    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Non-pharmacologic therapy
    • Chemodenervation
Innovation for Movement Disorders
Focused ultrasound for Parkinson's disease

Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson's & Tremor

in 2011, Jeff Elias, MD, conducted the first-ever clinical trial using focused ultrasound surgery to treat essential tremor. Today, the procedure is FDA approved. 

Read the latest about focused ultrasound, and find out if it will work for you. 

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