Essential tremor is one of the most common movement disorders. And as its name indicates, it effects movements that are essential for daily living — whether it’s picking up a glass of water or grasping and turning a door knob. It often causes shaking of the hands and can be confused with Parkinson’s disease.
If you need to know how much this condition can disrupt someone’s life, just ask Roberto Rodriguez, who recently underwent a minimally invasive procedure at Miami Neuroscience Institute that involves the most advanced technology to treat essential tremor.
Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute
Justin Sporrer, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and director of functional neurosurgery at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute. He is a member of Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians in multiple specialties ...