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Primary Orthostatic Tremor


Synonyms of Primary Orthostatic Tremor
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Disorder Subdivisions

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General Discussion
Primary orthostatic tremor is a rare movement disorder characterized by a rapid tremor in the legs that occurs when standing. The tremor disappears partially or completely when an affected person is walking or sitting. Individuals with primary orthostatic tremor experience feelings of unsteadiness or imbalance. In many cases, the tremors become more severe over time. The exact cause of primary orthostatic tremor is unknown.
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Organizations related to Primary Orthostatic Tremor
  • International Essential Tremor Foundation
    11111 West 95th Street
    Overland Park KS 66214-1824
    Phone #: 913-341-3880
    800 #: 888-387-3667
    e-mail: Staff@essentialtremor.org
    Home page: http://www.essentialtremor.org
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
    31 Center Drive
    Bethesda MD 20892-2540
    Phone #: 301-496-5751
    800 #: 800-352-9424
    e-mail: braininfo@ninds.nih.gov
    Home page: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/
  • OT Resource
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    Phone #: N/A
    800 #: N/A
    e-mail: 25nelson@comcast.net
    Home page: http://www.orthostatictremor.org
  • WE MOVE (Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders)
    204 West 84th Street
    New York NY 10024
    Phone #: 212-875-8312
    800 #: N/A
    e-mail: wemove@wemove.org
    Home page: http://www.wemove.org



For a Complete Report

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