Movement Disorders

At Mission Hospital, people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders receive academic-level care in a compassionate community hospital setting. Our patient-centered team takes the time to help you understand your condition and the latest options for treatment, whether that means medications, botulinum toxin therapy, deep brain stimulation or other innovative therapies.

Leading your care is a neurologist who is fellowship trained in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders. This movement disorders specialist works in concert with a functional neurosurgeon, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and neuropsychologists to tailor a comprehensive treatment plan specifically to your unique needs.

Our goal is to provide exceptional care and support aimed at minimizing your symptoms, optimizing your function and helping you live your best life.

Conditions treated

The Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Program at Mission Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for these and other movement disorders:

  • Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism
  • Tremor disorders, including essential tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Spasticity
  • Spasm
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Movement issues related to stroke, multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative conditions

Specialized expertise

Our experienced team offers the full array of treatments available for movement disorders, including emerging treatments through clinical trials. In addition, our specialists have advanced academic training and highly specialized expertise in several areas of care, including:

  • Botulinum toxin injections for spasticity, dystonia, hemifacial spasm, tardive dyskinesia, drooling and migraine headaches
  • Duopa pump; evaluation and programming for Parkinson’s disease
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease patient education webinar