Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders

Managing movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia and tics requires a tailored care approach 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 clinics in the country.

Quicklinks: Conditions & Services, Meet your Care Team, Resources & Support, Tips & Treatment

Prepare for Your Appointment

As a new or returning patient, you are at the center of everything we do. Find answers to questions about your visit: what to expect, why Fixel Institute, and next steps.

Find movement care, discover the possibilities.

From Parkinson’s to dystonia and tics to tremors, the clinic provides care for more than 10 movement disorder conditions with care services across physical and occupational therapies, speech and swallow therapies, surgical options and more.

Explore the conditions and services offered at the Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders clinic.

Conditions

Services

Our Location

Patient care takes place at our clinic building, UF Health Neuromedicine – Fixel Institute, in Gainesville, Florida.

Centers of Excellence

Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure Center of Excellence

Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence

Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence

Huntington’s Disease Society of America Center of Excellence

CurePSP Center of Care

Comprehensive Care at Fixel

Meet your Care Team

During your visit to the Fixel Institute, you see a variety of specialties, including neurology, neuropsychology, speech and swallow therapy, rehab therapy, and more.

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Resources & Support

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.

Older man sitting in a wheelchair talking to a younger man in a park

Rehab Center at the Fixel Institute

Receive your physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and swallow therapy all in the same clinic as your doctor visit. The Rehab Center at the Fixel Institute houses specialists trained specifically in rehab for neurological disorders.

Person completing an arm stretch in PT with someone stabilizing their arm

Tips & Treatment Blog

Looking for tips to navigate your diagnosis? The Fixel Institute Tips & Treatment blog brings tips, treatments and motivational stories to encourage and inspire you to live your best life.

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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

The Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases houses one of the largest and best interdisciplinary teams in the world dedicated to deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery. 

Surgeons in the Operating room implanting the new D-B-S device

Participate in Research

Clinical trials are essential to finding new treatments for neurological disorders. You will have the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking clinical trials at the Fixel Institute.

Telehealth

Make an Appointment

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.