Cervical dystonia

Cervical dystonia is a neurological movement disorder affecting your neck. This painful condition occurs in children and adults and is most common in women.


Dystonia causes involuntary, sustained muscle contractions, resulting in repetitive movements, twisting and abnormal posture.

Essential tremor

Trembling hands aren't a normal part of aging. Instead, they may result from a movement disorder called essential tremor.

Mental illness


Myoclonus refers to involuntary muscle jerks. Examples range from simple hiccups to the jerking movements common in epileptic seizures or cognitive disorders.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Irresistible urges to repetitively count, check or wash are common obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms. Treatment can help, so don't let shame hold you back.

Parkinson's disease

Tourette syndrome

The tics of Tourette syndrome can cause distress and anxiety, especially for children. Understand this condition, its treatments and how to cope.

May 14, 2014