In this Issue
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
By Stephen M. Gollomp, MD
Providing sound advice after a single isolated concussion.
By Gerald S. Steiman, MD
Will new guidelines address variability in the care of patients with MS?
By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA
There are 3 critical mistakes to avoid when choosing a financial advisor.
By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM; and Andrew Taylor, CFP
COVER FOCUS: MOVEMENT DISORDERS
Earlier diagnosis may lead to earlier and more effective treatments.
By Sneha Mantri, MD; and James F. Morley, MD, PhD
The best outcomes rely on a handful of medicines and partnership among clinicians, patients, and caregivers.
By Laura Buyan-Dent, MD; Teresa Mangin, MD; and Kathleen M. Shannon, MD
There is growing evidence that high-intensity exercise is neuroprotective.
By Natalie P. Witek, MD; and Cynthia L. Comella, MD
Consider surgical interventions when symptoms include motor complications that affect quality of life despite optimized pharmacotherapy.
By Drew S. Kern, MD, MS; Emily Forbes, DO; and Binit B. Shah, MD
Given limited treatments available, investigating potential benefits of cannabinoids can offer cautious optimism over controversy.
By Christina R. Maxwell, PhD, MTR; and Jill Farmer, DO, MPH
Assessing and addressing mental health in patients and care partners improves quality of life.
By Gregory M. Pontone, MD, MHS and Howard D. Weiss, MD, FAAN
A careful history and directed examination are usually sufficient to diagnose and manage most patients presenting with tremor.
By Steven J. Frucht, MD
New treatments were approved in 2017 for tardive dyskinesia, Parkinson’s dyskinesia, and Huntington’s chorea.
By Laxman Bahroo, DO; Mazen T. Elkurd, DO; and Fernando Pagan, MD
By Julia Gex; Ying Liu, MD; and Maureen A. Leehey, MD
Carcinoma of the tongue is a rare secondary cause.
By Brian M. Grosberg, MD; Sheena A. Mehta, PA-C; Peter H. Liu, PhD; Randall Owens, MD; and Anne Williamsom, PhD
It is important to consider comorbid sleep disorders for patients with epilepsy.