Tourette Center of Excellence

Emory provides a full spectrum of treatment for Tourette’s syndrome and tic disorders. This includes medication management, neurosurgical management including deep brain stimulations, therapeutic procedures including botulinum toxin therapy, rehabilitation services such as physical and occupational therapy, and psychologic/psychiatric care. Psychotherapy such as Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) and Habit Reversal Therapy (HRT) are provided through close relationships with community providers. Emory participates in the latest research in Tourette’s syndrome including clinical trials. Emory is honored to be a Tourette Association Center of Excellence for care of Tourette’s syndrome and tic disorders, and continues to work with the Tourette Association of America to provide patient support and advocate for patients with Tourette syndrome and tics in the local community.

 

Visit the link to hear from Dr. Jorge  Juncos about Tourette Syndrome in children.