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Dystonia is a disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that cause slow repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements may be painful, and some individuals with dystonia may have a tremor or other neurologic features. There are several different forms of dystonia that may

Spasmodic Dysphonia (Laryngeal Dystonia)

Spasmodic dysphonia is a voice disorder. It causes involuntary spasms in the muscles of the voice box or larynx.

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical option for patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. During DBS surgery a thin electrode is implanted within a specific area of the brain and connected to a battery- operated neurostimulator (similar to a pacemaker). The

Joseph V Campellone, MD

  • Director, Electromyography Laboratory
  • Program Director, Neurology Residency Program

Indications for Gamma Knife

controls the thyroid, adrenal and reproductive glands. Radiosurgery may be employed to stop the growth that can occur from these tumors. Movement Disorders Movement disorders suitable for treatment include Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, primary or secondary dystonia, tremor from multiple sclerosis

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Annual Meeting October 6, 2018 - Camden, NJ

Rehabilitation Christopher S. Formal, MD, and Guy W. Fried, MD Management of Spastic Hypertonia with Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy Michael F. Saulino, MD, PhD Chemodenervation with Botulinum Toxins and Phenol for Spasticity and Dystonias Abraham Alfaro, DO, PhD Mitigating Damage to the Cord Steven S. Yocom, DO

Amy Colcher, MD

  • Director, Movement Disorders Center

Andrew McGarry, MD

  • Attending Neurologist

Huntington's Disease

disorders associated with Huntington's disease can include both involuntary movements and impairments in voluntary movements: Involuntary jerking or writhing movements (chorea) Involuntary, sustained contracture of muscles (dystonia) Muscle rigidity Slow, uncoordinated fine movements Slow or abnormal eye

Neurological Institute

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