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How do I know if I have a Movement Disorder? – Asian Neuro Centre

What is Movement Disorder?

Movement disorders affect a person’s ability to move smoothly and easily. These disorders can cause abnormal movements or make it challenging to control movements. 

One common example is Parkinson’s disease, where a person may experience tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with balance. Another example is dystonia, which can lead to involuntary muscle contractions and abnormal postures.

These conditions can result from various factors, including genetic issues, injuries, or problems in the brain. Treatment may involve medications, therapy, or in some cases, surgery to help manage symptoms and improve daily functioning.

Working with a doctor to diagnose and create a personalized plan for individuals with movement disorders is essential. Medications, therapy, and sometimes surgery can help. Keep track of your symptoms and don’t hesitate to seek help.

How do I know if I have a Movement Disorder? - Asian Neuro Centre

How do I know if I have a Movement Disorder?

  • If you notice unusual changes in how your body moves, it’s important to pay attention and seek help. Signs of a movement disorder can include tremors (shaky movements), stiffness, or difficulty controlling your muscles.
  • You might also experience problems with balance or coordination. If everyday tasks like walking or picking up objects become challenging, talking to a doctor is a good idea.
  • Other signs may involve sudden, jerky movements that you can’t control, or persistent muscle contractions leading to abnormal postures. Pay attention to changes in your daily activities; if you struggle with tasks you used to do easily, it could be a sign of a movement disorder.
  • It’s essential to share your concerns with a doctor who can check your symptoms, ask about your medical history, and conduct tests if needed. Keep track of when these changes started and how they affect your daily life.
  • Early detection and intervention can make a big difference in managing movement disorders and improving your quality of life.

Dr. Navin Tiwari
Consulting Neurologist

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