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Movement disorders

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Neurological Rehabilitation and Movement Disorders | myVMC

Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin used to treat movement disorders and symptoms caused by neurological conditions.

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Post-Stroke Upper Limb Spasticity | myVMC

Post-stroke upper limb spasticity is a movement disorder characterised rigidity and spasms of the arm muscles. This impedes physical movements.

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Dystonia | myVMC

Dystonia is a movement disorder characterised by involuntary, repetitive, sustained and directional movements and postures. It is a unique neurological condition, as it can be either an inherited disorder or acquired as a result of conditions such as stroke.

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Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

People with dyskinetic forms of cerebral palsy have variable movement that is involuntary (outside of their control). These involuntary movements are especially noticeable when a person attempts to move. Dyskinetic...

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Ataxic Cerebral Palsy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Ataxia is the least common form of cerebral palsy. Ataxia means 'withoutorder' or 'incoordination'. Ataxic movements are characterised by clumsiness, imprecision, or instability. Movements are not smooth and may appear...

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Brain Foundation | Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy Read more at Virtual Medical Centre Description Cerebral palsy is the name given to a large group of motor (body movement) disorders that begin early in life and result from brain injuries that are non-progressive (do not worsen over time)

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Progressive supranuclear palsy - myDr.com.au

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is a rare condition. The average age of onset is 50-70. Early symptoms include impaired downward gaze and unsteady gait.

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Brain Foundation | Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Description Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a disorder characterized by symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease (including unsteady gait, stiff movements, and mild dementia)

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Cervical Dystonia (Spasmodic Torticollis) | myVMC

Cervical dystonia is a movement disorder of the neck muscles causing spasms, tremors and pain in the neck and abnormal head posture.

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Spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia) | myVMC

Spasmodic dysphonia, also called laryngeal dystonia, is a rare movement disorder that causes the vocal cords to involuntarily spasm. It affects speech.

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