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Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program

The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program is one of the largest such centers in the country. It provides diagnosis and comprehensive treatment for a variety of movement disorders, including the following: Parkinson’s disease, ataxia, Tourette syndrome, Huntington’s disease and dystonia.

Clinicians at Rush understand that the emotional and behavioral aspects of movement disorders often drive your quality of life. They take a holistic approach to care by addressing both the motor and nonmotor symptoms that include the following:

The program welcomes the opportunity to provide second opinions.

Two new treatment options address the problem of delayed drug absorption that Parkinson’s causes. 

Hear doctors at Rush describe life-changing treatments for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.

Deep brain stimulation delivers electrical charges to the areas of the brain that control movement, overriding the wrong signals that cause tremors in Parkinson's disease patients.