The Stanford Movement Disorders Center provides the full range of care for people with all types of movement disorders. Our movement disorder experts partner with you to create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs and goals.
Balance problems can alter your everyday life in a number of ways—they may increase your risk of falling, cause you difficulty walking, or disrupt your sleep. The team at the Stanford Balance Center can help you improve your balance and enhance your quality of life.
There are many types of balance problems. Each person's treatment path is different. Because of our combined expertise in neurology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, and orthopaedics, the Stanford Balance Center can treat a wider range of balance disorders compared to other balance centers. Our specialists work closely together to provide comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment plans.
The Stanford Balance Center is located in the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center, an innovative building designed to bring our team of experts together and provide you with the most effective and convenient care possible.
Causes of imbalance
Imbalance may be caused by one or more factors like:
The Stanford Balance Center is one of few medical centers in the country to offer an interdisciplinary program for comprehensive testing and community outreach.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
For your convenience, you may check in for all same-day appointments at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center through a centralized, check-in desk near the front lobby. In addition to all outpatient services, you also can access onsite pre-surgery consultations at the center.
Appointments are available by physician referral only. Ask your doctor's office to fax a letter of referral, contact information, insurance information and records to 650-723-6002. We will review your records and contact you about an appointment.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Bring any MRI or CT films
Plan to be at the clinic for one to two hours
AFTER YOUR APPOINTMENT
To reorder a prescription, have your pharmacy call 650-723-4720 or fax a refill request to 650-725-0390.
For Movement Disorders Center information, call 650-736-0514.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
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