American Family Children's Hospital

Movement Disorders

Movement Disorders Clinic

(608) 262-0550



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UW Health's Movement Disorders Program, based at University Hospital, provides a breadth of expertise and a range of services unmatched in the region. Our team is devoted to providing patients with state-of-the-art treatment and has developed unique tools for managing complex conditions.
Additionally, through our basic and clinical research programs, we are able to provide new and advanced therapies well before their general use elsewhere.
What are movement disorders?
Movement disorders are neurological conditions that affect the speed, smoothness, quality and ease of an individual's movement. There are two categories of movement disorders:
  • Hypokinesia: exhibited through slow or absent voluntary movement
  • Hyperkinesia: exhibited through excessive or involuntary movement



Our Movement Disorder specialists create a treatment program that is tailored to the specific needs of the patient. Treatment regimens may include medication management, lifestyle modification, disease-specific education and support.


Additional treatments may include:

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