Improving Function & Quality of Life

At University of Utah Health's Movement Disorders Clinic, patients can benefit from the latest treatments to help improve function and quality of life. Our extensive research programs and integrated team of medical professionals work with each patient and family to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for specific types of movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, dystonia, and tremors.

In addition to providing drug treatment options, the clinic includes collaboration with the Department of Neurosurgery and other disciplines for surgical placement of deep brain stimulation electrodes when appropriate. The clinic also includes a representative from the American Parkinson Disease Association and provides access to the Brain Health Learning Center, our educational resource center established for the patient and their family.

Picture of Susan Veater with her family

Hear from Our Patients

Susan Veater was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2015. She started having tremors that worsened over the next six years despite trying many different medications. Since medical therapy was no longer sufficient enough to control her symptoms, she was referred to a neurosurgeon who recommended she undergo deep brain stimulation. 

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