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Movement Disorders Treatment

We are located in the Washington Regional Clinic for Senior Health at the Pat Walker Center for Seniors.

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Overview

  • We provide a compassionate, state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of movement disorders in patients over 65.
  • We provide evaluation and management of Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease in adult patients of all ages.
  • We have a multidisciplinary team for evaluation of eligible patients on their first visit.

Our Team

  • The Movement Disorder team consists of a neurologist, neuropsychologist, social workers, nurses and therapists.
  • Dr. Alan Diamond, Director of Washington Regional's Movement Disorder Center, was featured on KNWA's "Your Health" about Parkinson's disease: click here to view the video.

Services Offered

  • Evaluation and management of movement disorders, which include: Blepharospasm, Hemifacial spasm, Dystonia, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease.
  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Supportive & educational services
  • Support groups
  • Neuroimaging & laboratory services
  • Neurotoxin therapy (Myobloc®, Botox®)

Treatment

  • Referral from primary care preferred.
  • Social worker performs psychosocial assessment.
  • Multidisciplinary team develops a comprehensive, tailored report including diagnostic impressions and treatment recommendations.
  • Results are sent back to the primary physician.

Who May Benefit

  • Patients over 65 years of age with movement disorders.
  • Patients with Parkinson’s or Huntington’s Disease

Our Commitment

  • We are committed to offering a caring and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Our ultimate goal is for our patients to live more productive and independent lives.

Contact Us

Washington Regional Clinic for Senior Health
12 East Appleby Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone (479) 463-4444
Fax (479) 463-4499
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 Fayetteville, AR 72703
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