1. botox therapy movement disorders

    Botox therapy for movement disorders

    Botox injections a mainstay treatment of dystonia By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Therapeutic botulinum toxin, commonly referred to as Botox therapy, has been used to treat disorders such as dystonia, spasticity and cerebral palsy for over 30 years. Botox® injections can be …Read More

  2. Dehydration in Parkinson’s: Symptoms, Risks & Tips

    Dehydration a common risk of disease and aging By Lindsay Adler, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dehydration in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a major concern because the risks associated with becoming dehydrated can significantly worsen already compromised neurological function. Complicating…Read More

  3. Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

    Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s disease considered for DBS surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of debilitating neurological symptoms common to movement disorders such as Parkinson's dis…Read More

  4. medications for secondary symptoms Parkinsons disease

    Treatments for secondary symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

    Medications for PD Dementia, Psychological Symptoms By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer The brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease begin in a region that plays a key role in movement. The changes spread gradually, but in time they often begin to affect mental functions, incl…Read More

  5. New Medications available for managing Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients should seek a medication review at least annually By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There have been several exciting recent developments in the realization of advanced treatment options and new medications for Parkinson’s disease. From surgical treatments to drug dev…Read More

  6. Dystonia symptoms, causes and treatments

    Dystonia Treatment Must be Highly Specialized By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder commonly treated by Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center that causes involuntary repetitive twisting and sustained muscle contractions. Dystonia…Read More

  7. Botox Therapy used successfully to treat dystonia, spasticity

    Should I consider Botox therapy to manage my neurological disorder? By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There are a variety of treatment options used in combination with medication and physical therapy to manage symptoms of debilitating neurological diseases such as dystonia and …Read More

  8. Legislation advancing Parkinson’s research before committee

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer New legislation to create a national data collection system for Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders to support better Parkinson's research and services will be discussed during an upcoming meeting of the Capital Area Parkinso…Read More