Functional Movement Disorders
Functional movement disorders (FMDs) are syndromes defined by the occurrence of abnormal involuntary movements that are not aligned with a known neurologic cause.
The Northwestern Medicine Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Clinic aims to help you control your symptoms and improve your quality of life through:
- Diagnosis of a movement disorder
- Medical management of Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
- Specialized care for rare movement disorders
- Second opinions regarding a diagnosis
- Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
- Education and support groups
- Exercise therapy
- Physical and occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Genetic testing and counseling
- Research-based treatments
- Botulinum toxin
- Palliative care
You may be eligible for one of our ongoing clinical trials. Find out how to join a study.
To meet with one of the Northwestern Medicine clinic's movement disorders specialists, call the clinical affiliate practice phone number at 312-695-7950.