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The BeST Approach to Functional Movement Disorders

August 13, 2019

Guest: Jeffrey M. Thompson, M.D. 

Host: Jeffrey S. Brault, D.O. (@JeffBrault

Abnormal movement patterns that aren’t caused by a motor disease can be very difficult to diagnose and treat. Often, these conditions are a diagnosis of exclusion. Patients can see multiple providers before receiving a proper diagnosis. But how do we help these patients regain normal gait? Dr. Jeff Thompson discusses the Behavioral Shaping Therapy (BeST) approach. Listen in as he tells you how to set your patients up for success when diagnosed with a functional movement disorder. For more on Mayo Clinic's BeST program, visit

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