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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

About Movement Disorders

View clinical information, resources, tools and education about common movement disorders. 

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Movement disorders are some of the most challenging diseases to diagnose and treat.

The field focuses on movement-affecting complications that do not fall into other established categories of disease — making this group of disorders especially difficult to understand.  

In recent years, however, there has been tremendous growth in new diagnostic information, pharmacological and neurosurgical treatments for movement disorders, as well as a greater understanding of impaired motor control function. MDS offers you and your patients an essential link to this knowledge.

The spectrum of clinical disorders represented by the Society includes, but is not limited to, these disorders. 

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Patient Handouts

MDS provides downloadable patient leaflets on various movement disorders in a variety of languages. 

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Fundamentals Courses

This on-demand medical course series gives you an in-depth overview of core topics across movement disorders. 

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