Motor Disorders

Motor Disorders

David S. Younger, MD


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This preeminent book in the field of Neurology has been extensively updated and expanded by 70 leading authorities, providing a single, encyclopedic summary the scientific advances and new clinical practices that can be immediately considered for your patients.

It brings together nearly the entire spectrum of motor disorders and Neurology into one convenient resource to aid in a comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, distinction, and treatment of various disorders. Additionally, by using the perspectives of different subspecialties, the book also provides a comprehensive yet concise account of any disorder with motor manifestations.

This new edition now includes the following content and features:

  • Edited by David S. Younger, MD, a highly respected practitioner and researcher, with scholarly chapters by leaders in the field and more international authors than other texts.
  • Up-to-date articles on highly changing subjects related to Neurogenetics.
  • Chapters on Neurorehabilitation – coverage not usually found in other neurological textbooks.
  • Advances in Alzheimer Disease, Parkinson Disease, Amyotophic Lateral Sclerosis.
  • Both adult and pediatric topics in one book.
  • High quality figures of neuroimaging and neuropathology.


David S. Younger, MD:

Dr. David S. Younger is Co-Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at White Plains Hospitals in New York; Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine in the Department of Neurology; as well as Attending Physician in Neurology at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. Having received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and numerous postgraduate fellowships in Internal Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Neurology, he has returned to New York University to finish a Masters in Public Health and an Epidemiology Masters at Columbia University. Recognized for his expertise in numerous fields related to Motor Disorders, he has authored more than 200 articles, book chapters, literature reviews, and other published works. As Associate Editor of the Seminars in Neurology, he focused on motor disorders and conceptualized the 1st edition of Motor Disorders in 1999, later focusing on the blueprints for the 2nd and 3rd Editions, with the 3rd Edition released in November 2013.