Category: Movement Disorders

Serotonin Syndrome

There are not many emergencies in the Movement Disorders specialty of neurology. But for those that exist, often they can be quickly and easily managed as long as you recognize the symptoms and address...

Drug-Induced Parkinsonism

Joining me for this episode is Sneha Mantri, a fellow in movement disorders. So naturally, she specializes in abnormal movements–including abnormally minimal movements. This is the focus of our discussion today, specifically regarding Parkinsonism...

Leveraging a neurotoxin

Botulinum toxin is among the most effective pharmacologic agents accessible to neurologists, but it is also one few resident physicians experience using. Derived from the lethal bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, this neurotoxin can cause flaccid...

How should you treat Parkinson Disease?

Unfortunately, research has not shown many oral therapies for idiopathic Parkinson Disease (PD) to be “disease-modifying“. Meaning treatment does not improve the long-term outcome or otherwise delay disease progression. The only exceptions to this...