Treatments for Dystonia
Dystonia causes your muscles to spasm involuntarily and in uncomfortable ways. All or only certain areas of the body may be affected. The extent of the affected area helps identify your treatment plan.
We offer the latest medical and surgical treatments. Our team supports you and your family throughout the journey. We understand the very real challenges you face. We’ll adjust your care needs as symptoms change or your current treatment is no longer working. Your treatment may include medicine, surgery or a combination that enhances movement. Discuss the treatment options you see here your doctor.
Treatments We Provide
Commonly referred as Botox injections, they're directly injected into the area where muscle contractions occur to relax the muscle. Please call us at 616.267.7655 for more information.
Deep brain stimulation is a surgical device that sends electrical signals to the areas of the brain. It may help reduce your symptoms.
We offer the region’s only iMRI to remove complex tumors. This image guides us to precisely remove as much of the tumor as possible. The iMRI also reduces damage to surrounding healthy brain tissue.
Our physical therapy and rehabilitation experts don't just work on improving your physical function. We understand that neurological connections with your brain and your nerves affect your physical, cognitive and emotional health. Our holistic approach brings you greater success.
Wearing a splint or brace can stabilize areas with muscle contractions, helping to control movement while you heal.