We are dedicated to the personalized care of patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia combining the latest breakthroughs in research with a compassionate touch.
We treat all movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, gait disorders, spasticity, myoclonus and tics or Tourette’s syndrome.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia whose symptoms are not well controlled with medication may be candidates for life-changing deep brain stimulation surgery.
September is dystonia awareness month. Cervical dystonia is a painful condition that affects the neck and causes the head to tilt to one side, or causes the head to tremble. People often think that this is due to muscular issues but actually cervical dystonia is a neurological dysfunction caused by misfiring nerves. Discover answers from movement disorders specialist, Dr. Melita Petrossian, to 7 everyday questions about cervical dystonia.[ Read More ] [ See All Posts ]
The neurology and neurosurgery experts of our Movement Disorders Center are dedicated to the personalized, compassionate care of patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. Our comprehensive, evidence-based approach incorporates the latest breakthroughs in research to provide leading-edge symptom management and treatment. Advanced therapy options include our customized frameless deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgical approach which is faster and more precise for patient comfort and optimized recovery.
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