Sleep & Movement Disorders

Movement Disorders

Movement disorders are neurologic condition associated with the disruption of motor control and generally not caused by muscle weakness. These disorders can cause a range of movement abnormalities, including increased movements or decreased and slow movements.

Our team aims to provide care that respects the preferences, needs, and values of our patients and their families, establishing a partnership between individuals seeking care with us and our healthcare team. In addition to seven neurologists with subspecialty training in movement disorders, our multidisciplinary team includes an expert movement disorder advanced practice clinician, two functional neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, nurses and nurse coordinators, a genetic counselor, specialized clinic schedulers, two social workers, a clinic pharmacist, neuropsychologists, physical and occupational and speech therapists, neuro-ophthalmologists, neuropathologists, and movement disorder research coordinators.

Common types of movement disorders include

  • Parkinson’s disease (PD)
  • Parkinsonian disorders and parkinsonism
  • Tremor
  • Essential tremor
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)
  • Multiple system atrophy (MSA)
  • Corticobasal syndrome
  • Dystonia
  • Ataxia
  • Tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Chorea
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Myoclonus
  • Dyskinesia
  • Tardive disorders
  • Functional movement disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Wilson’s disease

Contact Us

Department of Neurology
Division of Movement Disorders

Clinic Appointments and Visits
(801) 585-7575
Imaging & Neurosciences Center (INC)
729 Arapeen Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Correspondence
Giusseppe Haumann: (801) 587-7236
Clinical Neurosciences Center (CNC)
175 North Medical Drive E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

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