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Movement Disorders

Widely regarded as one of the nation’s foremost experts in the treatment of movement disorders, the AHN Neuroscience Institute provides the most innovative treatments that can safely reduce or eliminate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. For instance, our surgeons have successfully treated hundreds of patients with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a life-changing surgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes into certain areas of the brain to regulate abnormal impulses. The AHN Neuroscience Institute’s experienced and genuinely compassionate team provides extremely personalized care that has allowed numerous patients to lead active, healthy lives again.

Multidiscipline Spasticity Clinic

The multidisciplinary spasticity clinic at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh provides comprehensive and high level of care for patients who suffer spasticity associated with various conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, and multiple sclerosis.

To manage the often complex needs of patients with spasticity, the Spasticity Center combines the expertise of physicians in specialties of neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic, physical, and occupational therapists.

Our goal is to provide high level of care for the spasticity patients with a comprehensive and continuous treatment plan involves evaluation, management medicine, Botox injection, select appropriate patients for Baclofen Pump trial, Baclofen Pump implantation, Baclofen Pump Interrogation, refilling and refer appropriate patients for tendon release surgery and physical/occupational therapy.

Through this multidisciplinary approach, we offer a global team assessment, implement a well-balanced treatment plan that is highly individualized for our patients, and provide continuous follow-up care.

Different Types of Movement Disorders

  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Parkinson's Disease