Movement Disorder

Movement disorders are neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness, paralysis of spasticity of the muscles. They affect the speed, fluency or smoothness, quality, and ease of movement.
What are Movement Disorders?

Movement, although seemingly simple like picking up a bit of paper, is actually a complex process that requires activities of several different parts of the brain working in tandem with muscles and nerves.

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Potentially serious side effect reported after CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma

Potentially serious side effect reported after CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

Use of wearable and wireless inertial sensor systems for treating movement disorders

Use of wearable and wireless inertial sensor systems for treating movement disorders

High-dose CIMT produces longer lasting improvements in children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy

High-dose CIMT produces longer lasting improvements in children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy

Video game style technology could reduce rehabilitation time for patients with stroke, dystonia and sports injuries

Video game style technology could reduce rehabilitation time for patients with stroke, dystonia and sports injuries

Nasal drugs show success in slowing Parkinson's disease progression in mice

Nasal drugs show success in slowing Parkinson's disease progression in mice

Study examines the use of wearable technologies and telehealth to treat Parkinson's patients

Study examines the use of wearable technologies and telehealth to treat Parkinson's patients

About 4 in 100 COVID-19 hospitalized children may develop neurological complications, a study finds

About 4 in 100 COVID-19 hospitalized children may develop neurological complications, a study finds

Malfunction in the cell’s powerhouse causes sporadic Parkinson disease

Malfunction in the cell’s powerhouse causes sporadic Parkinson disease

Research shows how loss of de-N-glycosylation enzyme causes detrimental effects

Research shows how loss of de-N-glycosylation enzyme causes detrimental effects

MRI-guided focused ultrasound advances brain and cancer research

MRI-guided focused ultrasound advances brain and cancer research

“Expansion Hunter” method can detect DNA errors that lead to repeat expansion diseases

“Expansion Hunter” method can detect DNA errors that lead to repeat expansion diseases

New digital platform to aid young Aussies living with incurable movement disorder

New digital platform to aid young Aussies living with incurable movement disorder

Study reveals close link between Parkinson's disease and certain immune cells in the blood

Study reveals close link between Parkinson's disease and certain immune cells in the blood

Henry Ford first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved DBS system to treat Parkinson's disease

Henry Ford first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved DBS system to treat Parkinson's disease

COVID-19 vaccine should be recommended to patients with Parkinson’s disease, experts say

COVID-19 vaccine should be recommended to patients with Parkinson’s disease, experts say

Scientists unravel the workings of a mysterious protein implicated in movement disorders

Scientists unravel the workings of a mysterious protein implicated in movement disorders

Focused ultrasound shows potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease

Focused ultrasound shows potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease

Additional data demonstrates positive results of pridopidine drug on Total Functional Capacity

Additional data demonstrates positive results of pridopidine drug on Total Functional Capacity

Rare gene mutations can cause cerebral palsy, confirms new study

Rare gene mutations can cause cerebral palsy, confirms new study