Who benefits from the Movement Disorder Clinic?
Our clinic is designed to support patients diagnosed with ataxia, dystonia, essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson-plus disorders, Huntington’s disease, multiple system atrophy, tardive dyskinesia, tic disorders and Tourette syndrome, Wilson’s disease, myoclonus, restless legs syndrome, or another movement disorder.
We are equipped to assist patients:
- Who are experiencing medication related complications, intolerance or failure
- Who have not previously been evaluated by multiple therapies
- Who may require evaluation/modification of their social/living circumstance
- Who have not recently undergone neurological evaluation
- With mobility issues due to movement disorder
- With durable medical equipment needs
- With swallow and speech needs
- With challenges in activities of daily living
What should I expect at my appointment?
Appointments at the Movement Disorder Clinic last approximately four hours. Patients with a suspected or established disorder of movement will be evaluated by a:
- Movement neurologist
- Physical therapist
- Speech therapist
- Occupational therapist
After your appointment, a visit summary and care recommendations will be mailed to you and your referring provider within ten business days.
How do I contact the Movement Disorder Clinic?
The Movement Disorder Clinic is part of St. Luke's Clinic – Neurology in Boise. While we are happy to answer any questions you may have, we require a referral to schedule an appointment. Please speak with your current provider about a referral.