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Movement Disorders Center

Movement Disorders We Treat

Wake Forest Baptist Health physicians can develop a custom treatment plan for any of the conditions listed below. Request a movement disorders appointment online.  

  • Akathisia
  • Athetosis (contorted torsion or twisting)
  • Ataxia (gait imbalance)
  • Ballismus (violent involuntary rapid and irregular movements)
  • Chorea (rapid, involuntary movement)
  • Hemifacial Spasm 
  • Huntington's Disease 
  • Dystonia (sustained muscle contractions which result in abnormal movement and postures)
    • Generalized dystonia
    • Torticollis (twisting of neck)
    • Blepharospasm
    • Bradykinesia (slow movement)
    • Bruxism
    • Meige Syndrome
    • Oromandibular Dystonia
    • Spasmodic Dysphonia
    • Writer’s Cramp 
  • Essential Tremor (shaking)
  • Myoclonus (brief, involuntary jerks of muscle or a group of muscles)
  • Orthostatic Tremor (shaky leg syndrome)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson’s Plus Syndromes (Atypical Parkinsonism)
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)  
    • Multiple System Trophy (MSA)
      • Shy-Drager Syndrome
      • Olivo-ponto-cerebellar Degeneration
      • Striatonigral Degeneration
    • Corticobasal Degeneration
    • Drug Induced Parkinsonism 
    • Diffuse Lewy Body Dementia  
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
  • Psychogenic or Functional Movement Disorders
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tic Disorders and Tourette's Syndrome (involuntary, compulsive, repetitive, stereotyped)
  • Tremor (shaking)
  • Wilson's Disease 

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