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Movement Disorders

Geisinger's Neurosciences Institute offers a full continuum of care for movement disorders. Our team of physicians include both specially-trained neurologists and neurosurgeons who work together to provide cutting-edge care for your patients.

We offer treatment options for:

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Essential tremor
  • Rubral tremor and cerebellar outflow tremors
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Dystonia
  • Tics & Tourette's syndrome
  • Myoclonus
  • Huntington's disease
  • Tardive dyskinesias
  • Spinocerebellar ataxias
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Fragile X tremor ataxia syndrome

Refer patients to Geisinger's Movement Disorders Clinic when they present with:

  • Tremors
  • Abnormal involuntary movements or postures anywhere in the body
  • Facial twitches and blepharospasm
  • Motor or vocal tics
  • Slowness of movement
  • Change in handwriting or other fine motor skills
  • Change in gait not explained by an orthopedic or other condition
  • Repeated unprovoked falls not explained by another condition
  • Restless legs or leg movements in sleep

Note: Muscle pain and muscle weakness are not typically symptoms of movement disorders and usually indicate a neuromuscular disorder.

For more information or to refer a patient, call MedLink, Geisinger's physician referral line, at 1.800.332.8901.