Managing movement disorders through comprehensive care

Muscles that move uncontrollably or do not move as they should might be a sign of a movement disorder, and should be addressed as soon as possible. There are many different types of movement disorders with symptoms that vary, but often include issues with coordination, balance and muscle spasms or weakness.

Movement disorders conditions treated

Baylor Scott & White Health can provide treatment for many movement disorders and conditions, helping patients achieve a better quality of life.

  • Essential tremor
  • Parkinson's disease and related conditions
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Blepharospasm
  • Dystonia
  • Sialorrhea
  • Spasticity
  • Huntington's disease and other chorea
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Multiple system atrophy
  • Ataxia
  • Tic disorders such as Tourette syndrome

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Movement disorders treatment options

Many movement disorders have symptoms that get worse over time. That's getting symptoms checked and addressed quickly is critical to slowing disease progression. The neuroscience team at Baylor Scott & White includes the experts and advanced technologies needed to diagnose and treat minor and major movement disorders.

All movement disorders treatment plans are based on each patient’s unique needs and preferences.

  • Medication
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Botox injections
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy
  • Lifestyle changes

Plummer Movement Disorders Center

The Plummer Movement Disorder Center in Temple takes a team approach in treating movement disorders. To schedule a consultation with our movement disorders specialist, see your primary care physician or neurologist for a referral.

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