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Movement Disorders Care

Movement Disorders Care

Movement Disorders Care

Our Approach

Augusta University Medical Center’s Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence delivers coordinated, multidisciplinary care from one central location for movement disorder patients in Georgia, South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.

As a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence designated by the Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc., our Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence offers exceptional clinical diagnosis, treatment, and care not only for Parkinson’s disease, but also for many other movement disorders, including dystonia, essential tremor, Huntington’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome.

Advanced treatment options, including:

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Coordinated care by a team of physician specialists that includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists and neuroradiologists
  • Neuropsychological evaluations
  • Radiosurgery at the Gamma Knife Center, using targeted radiation to treat movement disorders
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox) injections and other medications to control tremors and other symptoms
  • Evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease or parkinsonism
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • A movement disorders support group for patients and families
  • Access to cutting-edge research and clinical trials in hopes of improving the quality of life for our patients

The Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence at Augusta University Medical Center can also be your resource for: 

  • Educational information for patients and caregivers 
  • Support group meetings 
  • Access to occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychiatry, and speech pathology 
  • Links to assistive organizations, prescription assistance, and other networks
 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

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