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Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders

Even the simplest body movements require communication between the central nervous system, nerves and muscles. If any of these are affected, it can lead to Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or another movement disorder.

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Alzheimer’s, Memory, Dementia, and MS

Including Alzheimer’s, there are more than 100 types of conditions related to a loss in the brain functions responsible for thinking, some of which are treatable.

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ALS & Neuromuscular Disorders

ALS affects nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movements. This progressive disease ultimately impacts essential actions such as breathing, eating, moving and speaking.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is a violent blow to the head or body by an external force, which causes a disruption in the normal function of the brain.

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in the News

Identifying the specific brain network to…

Category: Multiple Sclerosis

UF neurologists identify a distinct collection of brain fibers to target with deep brain stimulation for tremor suppression in multiple sclerosis.

Spaced physical therapy may support maintaining…

Category: Parkinsons

UF study provides evidence that spacing physical therapy sessions over time for persons with Parkinson’s disease may lead to a more stable…

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AAN reviews aducanumab use in symptomatic…

Category: Memory and Dementia

Dr. Melissa Armstrong co-authored a review in the journal Neurology discussing new FDA-approved drug.

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Telehealth Options

Our neurological specialists will consult with you in the comfort of your own home using your myuflhealth account.

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