Movement disorders are neurological conditions that affect the speed, fluency, quality, and ease of movement.
a) Dyskinesia Abnormal fluency or speed of movement
b) Hyperkinesia may involve excessive or involuntary movement
c) Hypokinesia or slowed or absent voluntary movement
Abnormal movements may be
- Rhythmical (e.g., essential tremor)
- Irregular and may be
- Rapid and jerky (e.g., tics) or
- Slowed and sustained (e.g., Parkinson's disease, dystonia).
- Lovss of automatic movements (a decreased ability to perform unconscious movements, including blinking, smiling or swinging your arms when you walk.)
- Speech changes.. You may speak softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking.
- Writing changes. It may become hard to write, and your writing may appear small.
In most cases, irregular movement cannot be consciously controlled or suppressed.
- Medical history
- Review of patient signs ans symptoms
- Neurological exam
- Physical exam
- Imaging tests: include
- Ultrasound of the brain
- SPECT and PET scans
- Surgical procedures
Consult at Aadil hospital for medical and surgical procedures.