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Our highly skilled team of movement disorder specialists is dedicated to delivering knowledgeable, thorough and considerate care by providing excellence in diagnosis and treatment.
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Treating a full range of conditions

Movement disorders are neurologic conditions that can result in spasticity, rigidity, tremor, involuntary movement and ataxia (a group of neurologic disorders that affect balance, coordination and speech). When you have a movement disorder or disease, it can affect every aspect of your life.

At the Movement Disorders Center, part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, we are improving the lives of our patients by providing treatments for a wide variety of movement disorders.

Parkinson’s disease was interfering with life, but deep brain stimulation put William Bridges back on the dance floor.
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Alessandro Di Rocco, MD, tells Consumer Reports that early detection and treatment can maintain quality of life for Parkinson's disease patients.
David Weintraub, MD, discusses the benefit deep brain stimulation may have on Parkinson's disease.
Alessandro Di Rocco, director of Northwell Health's Movement Disorders Program, comments.
Alessandro Di Rocco, MD, has been appointed as Northwell Health's director of the Movement Disorders Program. He will also serve as professor of neurology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell...
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