Movement Disorders: Akinesia, Chorea, Dystonia, Involuntary Movements, Tourette’s Syndrome, Spasmodic Torticollis
The form of Parkinsonism that develops after being treated with particular medications is known as drug-induced Parkinsonism. Know the characteristics, epidemiology, treatment, diagnosis of drug-induced parkinsonism. Also know which drugs can cause parkinsonism and how to differentiate between drug induced parkinsonism and parkinsonism disease.
Cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis does not have any medical treatment. There is however a process of natural treatments carried on for supporting proper muscle function and support nerves. Natural treatments help in the proper regulation of cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis. Also learn about the exercises for Cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis.
The movements of Hemiballismus are random and continuous and may involve the proximal and/or distal muscles on one side of the body. Symptoms of Hemiballismus may decrease during sleep. Know the causes, treatment and prognosis of Hemiballismus.
The cause behind stereotypic movement disorder is unknown. Treatment for Stereotypic movement disorder focuses on improving the patient’s surrounding, preventing and cutting down the risk of self-injury.
There are various conditions, which can result in ataxia, such as stroke, alcohol abuse. Ataxia can also be caused by an inherited defective gene. Treatment depends on the cause of ataxia and comprises of adaptive devices like cane or walkers, which help in maintaining patient’s independence.
Involuntary Movements in body refers to a condition in which an individual does not have control over movements of the parts of the body. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.