Tremors

    Overview

    An uncontrollable shaking of the head or extremities. Frequently unresponsive to medication. Essential tremor (also called familial tremor) is the most common form of tremor. It typically involves a tremor of the arms, hands or fingers but sometimes involving the head, vocal cords or other body parts. It is most noticeable during voluntary movements such as eating and writing.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Jeffrey Cozzens, MD

    Neurosurgeon Neurosurgery, Cancer Care
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Ahmad El Kouzi, MD

    Movement Disorders Specialist Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Rodger Elble, MD

    Neurologist Neurology
    415 N. 9th St. 2nd Floor Suite 2W94 Springfield, IL 62701
    Provider

    Katie Hartman, FNP-C

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurosurgery
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Patricia Klos, CNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurosurgery
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Andrea Perkins, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurology
    Provider

    Charlene Young, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702

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