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Movement Disorders

Movement disorders are a group of neurologic conditions which may cause either increased movements or slowed and reduced movements.

Common Symptoms of Movement Disorders

  • Tremor/shaking of the hands, head, chin, or legs
  • Abnormal involuntary positions of the head or limbs
  • Walking and balance changes
  • Other involuntary movements

Conditions/Diseases We Diagnose and Treat

  • Essential tremor
  • Parkinson's Disease and other parkinsonian disorders
  • Dystonia
  • Huntington Disease
  • Myoclonus
  • Tics
  • Ataxia not related to stroke
  • Restless leg syndrome

Common Treatment Options

  • Medications
  • Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections
  • Evaluation for advanced therapies such as Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) surgery 
  • Deep Brain Stimulator programming

Leadership

Evin N. Bender, MDDr. Bender is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. 

As a movement specialist, Dr. Bender diagnoses and treats a wide range of adult movement disorders. This includes Parkinson's disease and other parkinsonian disorders, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington's disease, as well as many others.

She provides Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) programming for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. She also performs botulinum toxin injections for movement disorders such as cervical dystonia and hemifacial spasm. Her passion is to provide excellent clinical care tailored to each individual's needs and goals.

 

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Our Doctors/Medical Providers

Evin N. Bender, MD

Evin N. Bender, MD

Neurology

177 ratings / 40 reviews
Marc D. Winkelman, MD

Marc D. Winkelman, MD

Neurology

266 ratings / 52 reviews