Movement disorders

Specialty of Neurological Surgery

Movement disorders encompass all neurological diseases and abnormalities involving alterations in speed and coordination of the movement of a person. In most cases, the original is movement disorders by a dysfunction of the basal ganglia and various diseases in different brain areas, but also may be due to injury caused by autoimmune diseases or the administration of some drugs. Depending on the cause of every movement disorder, the treatment will be different and personalized, although in most cases it is only intended to relieve symptoms. There are different types of movement disorders, depending on the degree of involvement and their characteristics: hypokinetic, where the movement is reduced; or hyperkinetic, causing excessive involuntary activity. As tics and tremors. Some of the best known diseases is Parkinson's disease, the restless legs syndrome, or ataxia.
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