Managing a movement disorder requires a tailored care approach of specialists and care that orbits around you, the patient, at the center. With more than 30 specialized care providers, the Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders clinic at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases is one of the most dynamic movement disorder clinics in the country.
When you visit your movement disorders specialist at the Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders clinic, you will not only see your specialized neurologist. Because of our commitment to an interdisciplinary care approach, you may see a nutritionist, social worker, physical therapist, speech and swallow therapist and more during your visit.
As a new or returning movement disorder patient, you are at the center of everything we do. Find answers to questions about your visit and condition: what to expect, why Fixel Institute, how to manage life with a neurological disorder and next steps for your care.
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From Parkinson’s disease to dystonia and Tourette syndrome to essential tremor, the clinic provides care for more than 10 movement disorder conditions with care services and treatment options across physical and occupational therapies, speech and swallow therapies, surgical options including deep brain stimulation and more.
Explore the conditions we treat and the services we offer at the Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders clinic.
Conditions We Treat
- Huntington’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Parkinsonism (progressive supranuclear palsy, Lewy body disease, multiple system atrophy)
- Tremor disorders (essential tremor, outflow tremor, Holmes tremor and others)
- Tourette syndrome and tic disorders
Treatment Options & Services
- Botox injections
- Cognitive testing
- Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery
- Dietitian services
- Duopa therapy
- Electronic gait and balance testing
- Genetic counseling
- Physical, occupational and speech/swallow therapies
- Psychiatric care
Patient care takes place at our clinical building, UF Health Neuromedicine – Fixel Institute, in Gainesville, Florida. The state of the art facility provides a central location for all your care and treatment needs including appointments, therapies, support groups and more.
Centers of Excellence
Comprehensive Care at Fixel
During your visit to the Fixel Institute, you see a variety of specialists, including a neurologist, neuropsychologist, speech and swallow therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist and more.
From support groups to counseling and nutrition guidance to social work, the Fixel institute offers a multitude of programs to support and care for you and your loved ones.
Receive your physical, occupational and speech and swallow therapies all in the same clinic as your movement disorder specialist visit. The Rehab Center at the Fixel Institute houses specialists trained specifically in rehab for neurological disorders.
Looking for tips to navigate your movement disorder? The Fixel Institute Tips & Treatment blog brings tips, treatments and motivational stories to encourage and inspire you to live your best life while managing a neurological disorder.
The Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases houses one of the largest and best interdisciplinary teams of specialists in the world dedicated to deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery.
Clinical research is essential to finding new treatment options for movement disorders. As a patient at the Fixel Institute, you will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial at the Fixel Institute.
Whether you’re looking for a new patient visit or returning as a current patient, our team can help you schedule your appointment. Options may be available for telehealth.