Dr Marion is specialised in movement disorders
The main movement disorders are:
- Parkinson’s disease or all the rare conditions which mimic Parkinson’s disease.
- Tremor which affects most often the hands, but can also affect the head, the chin, the tongue or the legs
- Restless legs syndrome.
- Tics and Tourette syndrome.
- Dystonia which is a muscle spasm, usually localised to a group of muscles in adults; eyes (blepharospasm), neck ( torticollis), hand ( writer’s cramp), jaw and tongue, spine ( axial dystonia) and larynx with speech difficulties.
- Chorea with the most frequent causes being Huntington’s chorea and drug-induced dyskinesias.
- Myoclonus which can be isolated, associated with epilepsy or other neurological conditions.