Q&A With Oksana Suchowersky MD, FAAN, University of Alberta Hospital: Diagnosing and Treating Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

There are some movement disorders that are commonly seen by healthcare professionals and some that fall more into the rare category. Properly diagnosing and treating them can make a big difference in a patient's quality of life.

There are some movement disorders that are commonly seen by healthcare professionals and some that fall more into the rare category. Properly diagnosing and treating them can make a big difference in a patient's quality of life.

Oksana Suchowersky, MD, FAAN, from the University of Alberta Hospital discussed some of the treatments for a few of these conditions during the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Washington DC. Suchowersky's talk covered a number of topics including tics, dystonia, and chorea among others.