Movement disorders cause abnormal voluntary and/or involuntary movements, including slow or reduced movement or tremors. Infections, injuries, and nerve diseases cause many movement disorders. Parkinson’s disease is one of many movement disorders.
Manage symptoms with specialized care
If you have Parkinson’s disease or symptoms such as pain or involuntary tremors, we’re here to help. Prisma Health has compassionate neurologists who specialize in diseases that affect movement, voice and balance. Our specialists begin by testing for any underlying conditions. Then they focus on relieving pain and managing symptoms through therapy, medication and advanced treatments including deep-brain stimulation. They’ll put you first and consider all of your needs, such as home, work and family.
Movement disorders we treat
- Cortocibasal degeneration
- Dementia with Lewy Body
- Huntington’s Disease
- Multiple system atrophy
- Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism
- Progressive supranuclear palsy
- Restless legs syndrome
- Tourette’s syndrome
- Tremors and essential tremors
Atypical Parkinsonism Clinic
Prisma Health’s interdisciplinary clinic in Greenville provides care for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease or a diagnosis of atypical parkinsonism. Atypical parkinsonism is a group of conditions that have the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, but stem from multiple causes and do not respond well to treatment.
The clinic gives patients and caregivers a unique opportunity to do the following:
- Ask questions and receive recommendations.
- Meet with providers and therapists.
- Obtain information on resources in a single visit.
Multidisciplinary care for Huntington's disease
Prisma Health Neurology, Prisma Health Genetic Counseling and the University of South Carolina College of Social Work offer a statewide, outpatient multidisciplinary clinic in Columbia for individuals with Huntington's disease and their families.