Movement Disorders involve problems with too much or too little movement because of neurological conditions. Island Hospital Movement Disorder Clinic offers a diverse unparalleled range of diagnostic and medical treatment for patients with neurological movement disorders, which may include any condition that causes involuntary movement such as Parkinson’s disease.
A specialised unit within our Neuroscience specialty, the Island Hospital Movement Disorder Centre offers a diverse range of diagnostic services and medical treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders.
At Island Hospital, our neurologist and neurosurgeon collaborate across specialties to diagnose and treat common to complex neurological disorders. With innovative and advanced treatment options, our team evaluates and treats all neurological conditions and tries to maximise the quality of our patients' lives.
Our experts at the Island Hospital’s Movement Disorders Centre use a variety of techniques to help Parkinson’s patients improve their quality of life. Treatment varies for each individual, but may include medication or Deep Brain Stimulation.
Our team has extensive experience in using Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) technique to treat patients with Parkinson’s disease, Dystonia and essential tremor. This surgical technique has been demonstrated to relieve tremors and other motor dysfunctions such as rigidity and balance problems. Island Hospital is the only hospital in the northern region of Malaysia that provides Deep Brain Stimulation surgery.
At Island Hospital’s designated Centre of Excellence, the Movement Disorder Clinic combines the expertise of leading specialists from a variety of disciplines who work together using the latest clinical advances and technologies. Using their extensive clinical and research experience, our physicians evaluate the patient and develop a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to his or her unique needs.
Our integrated approach to care along with our personalised educational and emotional support helps optimise patient outcomes. While treating patients, our top priorities include ensuring a shorter recovery time and enabling a speedy return to daily activities.
We have successfully transformed the lives of many patients living with movement disorders and have given them the chance to regain optimal motor control of their bodies and improve their quality of life.