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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“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

Translational research training program helps students to better understand patients' problems

Translational research training program helps students to better understand patients' problems

Experts review common and vexing issues affecting people with Parkinson's disease

Experts review common and vexing issues affecting people with Parkinson's disease

Existence of brain-first and body-first Parkinson’s disease subtypes

Existence of brain-first and body-first Parkinson’s disease subtypes

New $6.2 million study seeks to define molecular linkages between aging and Parkinson's

New $6.2 million study seeks to define molecular linkages between aging and Parkinson's

LRRK2 enzyme suppresses protein synthesis in Parkinson’s disease

LRRK2 enzyme suppresses protein synthesis in Parkinson’s disease

Journal Of Parkinson's Disease announces recipients of first Parkinson Prize

Journal Of Parkinson's Disease announces recipients of first Parkinson Prize

Parkinson's disease breakthrough seen in mouse model

Parkinson's disease breakthrough seen in mouse model

Innovative use of focused ultrasound shows promise against glioblastoma

Innovative use of focused ultrasound shows promise against glioblastoma

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Engineered botox more effective

Engineered botox more effective

Study shows how series of ‘clutches’ in the motor cortex help our brains initiate movement

Study shows how series of ‘clutches’ in the motor cortex help our brains initiate movement