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The Movement Disorders Center assembles a collection of medical professionals all dedicated to your specific situation.
Our research includes independent, single-center studies and also participation in NIH-sponsored and pharmaceutical-sponsored multi-center clinical trials.
The Movement Disorders Center strives to provide the community with valuable resources. Get involved and get educated by attending lectures, upcoming events and support groups.
As the most advanced treatment available for such disorders, DBS has grown as more research has confirmed its effectiveness.
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Movement Disorders are a group of neurological illnesses that affect one’s ability to move normally and include Parkinson’s disease, tremors, Tourette’s syndrome, Huntington’s disease, dystonia, restless legs syndrome and ataxia. Collectively, these disorders directly affect well over a million people in the United States alone.
The Movement Disorders Center was founded in 2012 to provide state of the art interdisciplinary clinical care and community outreach to patients and families in the Rocky Mountain Region, to pursue research to treat and prevent these disorders and to educate the next generation of clinicians and researchers.
The University of Colorado has a long and distinguished history of excellence in this area including the first and largest trial of cell transplantation for Parkinson’s disease, development of the most widely used Speech therapy for Parkinson’s disease, ground-breaking work in the description of Fragile-X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome, development of the first palliative care clinic in the United States focused on movement disorders and one of the largest deep brain stimulation surgery centers in the country.
University of Colorado Hospital Outpatient Pavilion1635 Aurora Ct., 4th FloorMail Stop F727Aurora, Colorado 80045 For an appointment, please call: (720) 848-2080, fax: (303) 724-4329
For other questions or concerns, please call: (303) 724-8655
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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