Category: Essential Tremor

Can Smartphones Measure Tremors?

Can Smartphones Measure Tremors? | Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
Hand tremors can be caused by many things. Some are related to medication, drugs or toxins; some result from accidents or clinical conditions like Parkinson’s disease (PD) or multiple sclerosis (MS). In fact, hand tremors are frequently misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease, but when PD medications turn out to have no benefit for ET, the diagnosis keep reading

Let’s Not Belittle Essential Tremor

Let's Not Belittle Essential Tremor - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
“… essential tremor is a common neurological syndrome that has never been defined consistently by clinicians and researchers.” – Roger J. Elble[i] There’s good news and bad news for essential tremor (ET). The good news springs from a much broader awareness of the motor (movement) and nonmotor (cognitive, emotional, psychological) symptoms that manifest the most keep reading

Essential Facts about Essential Tremor

Dragnet was a police drama series that ran first on radio, then on TV. It featured Sergeant Joe Friday who occasionally found himself questioning witnesses, many of whom were female and tended to ramble. While Friday never exactly said, “Just the facts, ma’am,” as commonly attributed to him, it’s close enough to his actual words: keep reading