Movement disorders

Section edited by Yih-Ru Wu

This section covers all types and aspects of movement disorders. Topics of include, but are not limited to, Parkinson's Disease, transcranial magnetic stimulation, spasticity, dyskinesia, movement disorders, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury.

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  1. Case report

    Effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for painful camptocormia with Pisa syndrome in Parkinson’s disease: a case report

    Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has recently been reported to be effective for truncal postural abnormalities such as camptocormia and Pisa syndrome in Parkinson’s disease. In this case report, we describe a cas...

    Hisanao Akiyama, Saki Nukui, Masashi Akamatu, Yasuhiro Hasegawa, Osamu Nishikido and Soichiro Inoue

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:148

    Published on: 3 August 2017

  2. Research article

    Evaluation of speed-accuracy trade-off in a computer task in individuals with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional study

    Individuals with Cerebral Palsy (CP) present with sensorimotor dysfunction which make the control and execution of movements difficult. This study aimed to verify the speed-accuracy trade-off in individuals wi...

    Deborah Cristina Gonçalves Luiz Fernani, Maria Tereza Artero Prado, Talita Dias da Silva, Thais Massetti, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Fernando Henrique Magalhães, Helen Dawes and Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:143

    Published on: 27 July 2017

  3. Research article

    Comparative assessment of clinical rating scales in Wilson’s disease

    Wilson’s disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism resulting in multifaceted neurological, hepatic, and psychiatric symptoms. The objective of the study was to comparatively assess t...

    Hanna M. Volpert, Jan Pfeiffenberger, Jan B. Gröner, Wolfgang Stremmel, Daniel N. Gotthardt, Mark Schäfer, Karl Heinz Weiss and Markus Weiler

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:140

    Published on: 21 July 2017

  4. Research article

    Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of spinal cord injury in rat model

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects and mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment on rats following spinal cord injury (SCI).

    Yongming Sun, Dong Liu, Qingpeng Wang, Peng Su and Qifeng Tang

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:128

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  5. Technical advance

    A computerized tablet system for evaluating treatment of essential tremor by magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound

    Transcranial magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound is an emerging technology under evaluation for treatment of essential tremor, a prevalent movement disorder. A qualitative evaluation is performed by a...

    Fred Tam, Yuexi Huang, Michael L. Schwartz, Tom A. Schweizer, Kullervo Hynynen and Simon J. Graham

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:74

    Published on: 17 April 2017

  6. Research article

    Short-term motor learning through non-immersive virtual reality task in individuals with down syndrome

    Down syndrome (DS) has unique physical, motor and cognitive characteristics. Despite cognitive and motor difficulties, there is a possibility of intervention based on the knowledge of motor learning. However, ...

    Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro, Talita Dias da Silva, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Felipe Fregni, Luciano Vieira de Araujo, Fernando Henrique Inocêncio Borba Ferreira and Claudio Leone

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:71

    Published on: 14 April 2017

  7. Study protocol

    Assessment and rehabilitation of central sensory impairments for balance in mTBI using auditory biofeedback: a randomized clinical trial

    Complaints of imbalance are common non-resolving signs in individuals with post-concussive syndrome. Yet, there is no consensus rehabilitation for non-resolving balance complaints following mild traumatic brai...

    Peter C. Fino, Robert J. Peterka, Timothy E. Hullar, Chad Murchison, Fay B. Horak, James C. Chesnutt and Laurie A. King

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:41

    Published on: 23 February 2017

  8. Study protocol

    Evaluation and implementation of highly challenging balance training in clinical practice for people with Parkinson’s disease: protocol for the HiBalance effectiveness-implementation trial

    If people with progressive neurological diseases are to avail of evidence-based rehabilitation, programs found effective in randomized controlled trials (RCT’s) must firstly be adapted and tested in clinical e...

    Breiffni Leavy, Lydia Kwak, Maria Hagströmer and Erika Franzén

    BMC Neurology 2017 17:27

    Published on: 7 February 2017

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