Patient Education


The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has compiled a series of downloadable patient handouts on various movement disorder topics.

Handouts are available in more than 20 languages covering 13 topics, with new ones being added regularly. Click on a tab below to search by topic and language.



Botulinum Toxin
Cognitive Impairment and Behavioral Problems in PD
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Essential Tremor
Exercise for Parkinson's Disease
Hereditary Ataxia
Huntington's Disease
Infusion Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Tics and Tourette Syndrome

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