Movement disorders are a branch of Neurology that deals with diseases characterized by impaired mobility. Because the neurological cause that causes the motor disorder includes a wide range of conditions and the diagnosis of this condition is important to give proper treatment, it is necessary for the Neurologist to specialize in movement disorders.
Assoc. Prof. of Neurology, Dr. Christos Sidiropoulos, was specialized in Movement Disorders at Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan, USA with additional training at Toronto Western Hospital, in Toronto, Canada. This scientific field was the focus of his academic carrier and the clinical studies which he participated in as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator.
Movement Disorders include conditions such as:
Movement disorders can occur in the setting of other neurological diseases, which do not cause directly mobility problems, but these occur in the progression of the disease, such as in:
For the most common of movement disorders, more detailed information is presented on the website with special reference to the newer treatment options.