Information about movement disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on neurological conditions and dystonia.
Parkinson’s disease diagnosis
Parkinson’s disease is hard to diagnose and some symptoms are associated with other conditions. Learn how health professionals diagnose the disorder.
Parkinson’s disease symptoms
The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease vary from person to person, as well as over time. Learn about the common signs of this condition here.
Parkinson’s disease results from damage to nerve cells in the brain, which impacts the smooth control of muscles and movement.
Living with Parkinson’s disease
Most people with Parkinson’s disease continue to live rich and rewarding lives but some adaptations and changes might be needed with time.
Parkinson’s disease treatments
Parkinson’s disease currently has no cure, although medication and surgery can help ease symptoms. Learn about the possible treatment options here.
Spasms in the eyelid can signal fatigue, stress and in rare cases, multiple sclerosis. Learn about its causes and treatments and when to see a doctor.
Essential tremor affects the nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking, or tremor. Find out more about essential tremor.
You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it
It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.
What does a neurosurgeon do?
Neurosurgeons, also known as brain surgeons, specialise in the surgical treatment and management of conditions that affect the brain, spine and nervous system.