Movement Disorders Program at St. Joseph's/Candler
At St. Joseph's/Candler, the mission of the Movement Disorders Program is to provide the highest quality care available in the area, striving to promote a continuous positive quality of life for patients, their families and all caregivers experiencing the effects of a movement disorder. Our integrated team of medical staff, certified balance physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and public health professionals work together to treat and manage movement disorders.
Our vision is to provide and enhance a compassionate and comprehensive Movement Disorders Program that includes diagnosis and treatment, education and research and community connections. The Movement Disorders Program has been a designated Care Center by National Parkinson Foundation since 2011.
For updates on the Movement Disorders Program, check out our blog.
Movement Disorders We Treat
Our expert neurology specialists and movement disorder specialists deliver high quality and state-of-the-art care for many different movement disorders. You may be referred to the Movement Disorders Medical Team & Program if you experience:
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Essential Tremor
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Huntington’s Disease
- Lewy Body Dementia
- Myopathy (Muscle Diseases)
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Tics and Tourette’s Syndrome
- Multiple System Atrophy
- Progressive Supranuclear
- Cerebellar ataxia
- & Other Movement Disorders
Check out our blog to learn more about the six most common movement disorders.
For more information or questions on the Movement Disorders Program, please contact the Outreach Coordinator. Kathryn Wiesmann, by filling out the form below or call 912-663-6803 (cell) or 912-819-2224 (office).