Extensive research programs, including genetic studies and clinical trials of experimental drug and surgical treatments, help our specialists understand the underlying causes of movement disorders and develop effective treatments.
The Movement Disorders Clinic at Yale-New Haven is dedicated to the recognition, evaluation, treatment and understanding of the full range of movement disorders, including:
- Parkinson's Disease
- Ataxias Dystonias
- Gait disorders
- Huntington's disease
- Restless leg syndrome
- Stiff-person syndrome
- Tic Disorders
- Tremor Disorders
Patients treated at Yale-New Haven for movement disorders benefit from the expertise of our movement disorders specialists and receive state-of-the-art treatment in a nurturing environment that emphasizes a collaborative approach to care. Our patients receive advanced diagnostic and treatment options, including an innovative surgical procedure called deep brain stimulation (DBS), for refractory symptoms of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonias.
We also have years of botulinum toxin experience, for treatment of a variety of movement disorders, spasticity (secondary to stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or trauma), and pain.
Yale-New Haven, fellowship-trained physicians determine whether Botox® is an appropriate treatment. If so, a treatment appointment will be scheduled during which the procedure will be re-explained and questions/concerns addressed.
To schedule an appointment or to speak to one of our specialists, please call 203.785.4085