Patient Education

Handouts for Patient Care

Ataxia patient handout in English. The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has compiled a series of downloadable patient handouts (as PDFs) on various movement disorder topics to be shared with patients.

Handouts are available in over 30 languages covering an assortment of topics in movement disorders, with new ones being added regularly. Click on a tab below to search by topic and language. To view as HTML webpages in English, click here.


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  Botulinum Toxin
  Cognitive Impairment and Behavioral Problems in Parkinson's Disease
  Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)
  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
  Depression, Anxiety and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease
  Essential Tremor
  Exercise for Parkinson's Disease
  Gait Disturbances and Freezing in Parkinson's Disease
  Hereditary Ataxia
  Huntington's Disease
  Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
  Infusion Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
  Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
  Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson's Disease
  Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  Sleep Problems in Parkinson's Disease
  Surgical Treatments for Essential Tremor
  Tics and Tourette Syndrome
Thank You

MDS acknowledges and thanks the translators who worked on this project, which includes members from the European and Asian Oceanian Sections of the Society.

Handout Languages

Handouts have been translated into the following languages:

Arabic ♦ Armenian ♦ Bangla ♦ Bulgarian ♦ Chinese ♦ Croatian ♦ Czech ♦ Danish ♦ Estonian ♦ French ♦ German ♦ Greek ♦ Hebrew ♦ Hungarian ♦ Italian ♦ Korean ♦ Latvian ♦ Lithuanian ♦ Macedonian ♦ Norwegian ♦ Persian ♦ Polish ♦ Portuguese ♦ Romanian ♦ Russian ♦ Serbian ♦ Slovak ♦ Slovenian ♦ Spanish ♦ Swedish ♦ Turkish ♦ Ukrainian


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