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The Movement Disorders Center in the Baylor Neuroscience Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders.
A combination of clinical research and advanced technology provides patients with effective treatment and rehabilitation options.
Approximately six million people in the United States experience some form of movement disorder.
The Movement Disorders Center in the Baylor Neuroscience Center provides full evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with neuromuscular disorders.
Advanced technologies used in diagnosis include:
Depending on the movement disorder, treatment procedures may include:
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These debilitating disorders can profoundly affect the lifestyle and emotional health of both patients and families.
The Movement Disorders Center provides opportunities for group therapy to help patients and families adapt and adjust to the physical and emotional demands of the disorders.
Regimens of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy are tailored to the needs of each patient. Various caregiving options also can be explored.
Although there are no cures available yet, the Baylor Neuroscience Center Movement Disorders Center can provide patients with accurate evaluation and diagnosis to determine effective treatments to alleviate symptoms and possibly slow the progression of the disorder.
The Movement Disorders Center in the Baylor Neuroscience Center has active research trials under way through Baylor Research Institute. The goal of all research studies is to develop effective treatments to manage the wide range of movement disorders.
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