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A 37-year-old female asked about a 67-year-old male:

my dad had a major brainstem stroke this past march& he's suffering bad involuntary body shakes& movements. what can be done for these movements?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Treatments: Based on your description, very hard to categorize, but if he has incoordination causing this, use of weights on limbs might help. If these are myoclonic jerks, medication can control, similar if seizure activity. Might contact us with a video of activity, as that will help guide us.

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Last updated Jul 27, 2016

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