Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
14.06.2022


Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease is a movement disorder. The course of Parkinson's Disease manifests itself as death of brain cells and slowness of movements and tremor due to dopamine deficiency. Typically, it is a middle age and older adult disease, but it can be seen in youth. It is necessary that the effects of treatment, its possible side effects must be known and closely followed, doses must be reviewed by periodic doctor checkups, dose adjustment must be made if required and precautions must be taken against side effects in time. Drug administration is performed for Parkinson patients in our Movement Disorders Polyclinic. Other diseases cause Parkinsonism setting is also evaluated. The other movement disorders manifesting themselves as involuntary movements excepting Parkinson's Disease are tremor, dystonia (involuntary contraction), Chorea (movements in the manner of dancing), ataxia (gait disorders) Patients with such symptoms are also followed in our Movement Disorders Polyclinic.

Advanced Stage Parkinson's Disease Polyclinic

The polyclinic offers service on Fridays in Neurology Orthopedics Hospital on the ground floor. Patients are accepted in Advanced Stage Parkinson's Disease Polyclinic after a referral from Movement Disorders Polyclinic.