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A movement disorder is a neurologic condition that affects the voluntary muscles of the body and can cause a person to lose control of their movements.
Depending on the movement disorder you have your symptoms will vary, but the most common symptoms include involuntary muscle jerking, spasms, shaking and balance issues. It’s important to note that not everyone who suffers from a movement disorder will experience the same severity of symptoms, which can be affected by factors such as stress and fatigue.
Movement Disorders Treatments
Penn Therapy & Fitness offers a wide range of movement disorders treatments to help patients improve their quality of life. These services include:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Lee Silverman Voice Training (LSVT) BIG
- Lee Silverman Voice Training (LSVT) LOUD
- Certified Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery experts
- Rock Steady Method of Boxing for Parkinson’s disease
Penn Therapy & Fitness will collaborate with your doctors and caregivers, who may be providing complementary therapies, to empower you with knowledge and skills to address issues of flexibility, strength and conditioning.