We care about how you move
The Movement Disorders Society of the Philippines (MDSP) is a non profit organization composed of a dedicated team of clinicians, researchers, scientists and paramedical personnel trained and interested in the realm of movement disorders and other neurodegenerative disorders related to disorders of the basal ganglia and its circuitry.
The spectrum of disorder includes the following: Parkinson disease, Parkinsonism, Dystonia and X linked dystonia Parkinsonism (Lubag), Tremors and related disorders, Tics and Tourette syndrome, Myoclonus, Ataxia, Restless legs syndrome and gait disorders.
Mission and Vision
To provide highest level of competent care among patients suffering from Movement Disorders in the Philippines
To perform research that will better characterize, and hopefully cure patients with movement disorders
To kindle research and subspecialty interest among peers and young colleagues
To disseminate awareness among general practitioners, subspecialties and lay people regarding the realm of movement disorders
To provide educational resources regarding the spectrum of movement disorders
To establish adequate and coordinated referral system among the different health care facilities and movement disorder centers
Through its international collaboration, provide an avenue to represent the Philippines and its movement disorders patients globally
The Movement Learning Camp is a one to two days lecture on the diagnosis and management of common movement disorders. Highlighted in the lecture series is the phenomenology of X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism of Panay (DYT-3), aimed at early recognition of this movement disorder uniquely endemic to the Philippines.
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