Movement disorders are a leading cause of disability. If you or a loved one is affected by a movement disorder, the care team at HonorHealth will help you manage the diagnosis using principles of holistic medicine. Our philosophy is to treat the entire person, not just the illness.
To meet the challenges posed by movement disorders, the Neurology staff offers some the most advanced treatments available. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is one of these. Implanted into the brain by a neurosurgeon, electrodes regulate brain activity through tremor-neutralizing electrical impulses — similar to how a pacemaker regulates a heartbeat. Over time, the movement disorders specialists can adjust — or "program" without further surgery — the electrical signals from a DBS stimulator.
Movement disorders that HonorHealth Neurology diagnoses and treats most frequently include:
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