Shakiness, stiffness, tremor or other movement disorder symptoms can greatly impair your daily life. Experts at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento provide advanced diagnostic services, treatment options and pain management for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, restless leg syndrome, gait disorders and other movement disorders.
We use a variety of techniques and technologies to evaluate and correctly diagnose movement disorders. This may include comprehensive consultations, neurodiagnostic imaging, laboratory analysis, genetic testing and video tape analysis. When it comes to managing and reducing the symptoms of movement disorders, members of our team identify the best techniques for each individual. Treatments may include deep brain stimulation and Gamma Knife radiosurgery, medications and lifestyle modifications.
Your team of specialists includes movement disorder neurologists, functional neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, a nurse practitioner, a clinical neurophysiologist, registered nurse case managers and social workers. The team coordinates your care through conferences where your imaging, video and health history are reviewed to formulate and refine your treatment plans. The team also discusses what is working well and where adjustments can be made to improve your quality of life.