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Movement Disorders 101 with Dr. Kathrin LaFaver

Dr. LaFaver presents Movement Disorders by first explaining the spectrum of hyperkinetic movement disorders from myoclonus to dystonia and how their movements differ among them as well as what movements are classified between hypokinetic and hyperkinetic movements. She then explains the phenomenology of movements and how to describe them before going into detail about the differences between Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.

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Kathrin LaFaver, M.D.


Dr. Lafaver is a neurologist in Louisville, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jewish Hospital and Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Albert Ludwigs University Faculty of Medicine and her specialty areas include Movement Disorders.

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