Category: Essential Tremor

Essential Tremor Throughout History

ET Throughout History - Shakespeare - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
We have no way of knowing if human beings have experienced tremors since the dawn of our remote ancestors. I have a hunch that essential tremor (ET) goes well back before recorded history. However, once the ancients were able to set down their observations on papyrus, parchment, or paper, “the shakes” have been documented throughout keep reading

6 Types of Tremors

Tremors and the Brain - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
“Variety is the spice of life.” How often in your life did you hear those words? They first appeared in a 1785 poem by William Cowper, a popular 18th century poet who also wrote words to many hymns. He was also an ardent supporter of the anti-slavery movement of his time. It’s true that the keep reading

Categories of Tremors

Essential Tremor - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
The world of tremors is filled with mysteries and puzzles. Not even the best medical professionals can unravel every person’s unique situation. According to one source, general neurologists treating tremor have a diagnostic error rate of 25% to 35%.i This is partly due to the fact that there are different categories of tremors, and there keep reading
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