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Parkinson's disease and tremors

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that affects almost 1 million people in the United States. The disease is considered chronic and progressive with no known cure, but treatment options are available to address symptoms and improve quality of life.

Typically, people with Parkinson’s disease display one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Tremors
  • Slowed movements
  • Stiffness
  • Poor balance and coordination

Not All Tremors Are Caused By Parkinson’s Disease
At Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, experienced neurologists work with patients to differentiate Parkinson’s disease from other neurologic disorders. We take a multidisciplinary approach that includes medication to treat tremors and other symptoms, as well as physical therapy, neuropsychiatric evaluation and management of sleep disorders. Patients who are candidates for surgery have access to experts in Deep Brain Stimulation, a surgical procedure used to treat some Parkinson’s patients.

To make an initial appointment, consultation, a second opinion or to refer a patient to the Neurosciences Institute at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, please call us at 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622).

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