Finding the right doctor is an important part of your treatment. If at all possible, make an appointment with a movement disorder specialist. A movement disorder specialist is a neurologist who has taken additional training in the subspecialty in neurology called movement disorders (as compared to other subspecialties in neurology). Movement disorder specialists are most often also involved in research and/or teaching in addition to their clinical concerns and are more typically found at major medical institutions. Such professionals typically follow a greater number of patients with these disorders and are generally more experienced in the use of the various medications compared to a general neurologist, an internist or general practitioner.
Movement disorder specialists
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