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Movement disorders

Information about movement disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on neurological conditions and dystonia.

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Dystonia

Dystonia is a movement disorder that makes it hard for someone to control their muscles. It can cause parts of the body to spasm, and form abnormal positions.

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder) is a life-long, neurological condition. Read more about dyspraxia, its symptoms and treatment.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy damages your nervous system affecting your movement and coordination. Read more about the causes and risk factors.

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Essential tremor

Essential tremor affects your nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking. Understand the difference between essential tremor and Parkinson’s Disease.

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Young Onset Parkinson’s Exchange (YOPX) App

The Young Onset Parkinson’s Exchange (YOPX) is an information portal and resource hub supporting people with young onset Parkinson's.

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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.

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Torticollis

Woken up with a stiff and painful neck that’s twisted to one side? You may have torticollis. Learn about its causes, symptoms and treatments.

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The role of a neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeons (brain surgeons) specialise in the surgical treatment and management of conditions that affect the brain, spine and nervous system.

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Lewy body disease

Lewy body disease causes abnormal protein clumps in the brain that affect memory, thinking, movement and behaviour, and cause a progressive dementia.

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