The National Tremor Foundation (or NTF as we are known) is an organisation where we aim to provide help, support and advice to all those living with all forms of tremor irrespective of age.
The NTF was first brought to the UK from the USA in 1992 and in 1994 became a registered charity in its own right.
Each year the NTF holds an annual conference, subsidised by the NTF providing members and friends with the opportunity of not only meeting and spending some time together but also asking a panel of experts’ questions that help with improving quality of life.
The NTF produces a newsletter (NTF News) and this is available via post, email and our website. The NTF has developed close links with other UK voluntary organisations including the Parkinson’s Disease Society and the Neurological Alliance and also with international organisations including the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) and the International Tremor Foundation.
Misguided beliefs and a lack of awareness mean that many people with this condition never seek medical care though most would benefit from treatment. The NTF dedicates this site to the thousands of people in the UK whose lives are affected by tremor.
20 Jan 2015
Essential Tremor patients and their family and friends from across the nation will join together to get a first-hand look at the ins and outs of essential tremor, a neurological condition affecting 10 million Americans, through hands-on exhibits and presentations from experts.
15 Jan 2015
Researchers from the University of Calgary have demonstrated that tremors can be accurately diagnosed and assessed using a smartwatch.
13 Dec 2014
The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationships among vascular risk factors, MRI measures of white matter lesions (WMLs), and the rate of decline in the global cognitive functioning of elderly patients with ET. The study concludes that cognitive assessments should be part of clinical dialogs with elderly patients with ET, and prospective neuro-imaging studies and detailed neuropsychological tests should be performed when cognitive impairment related to ET is suspected.
11 Dec 2014
Clinical trials have begun for a therapy that could make a big difference for those living with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor disorder. London-based Movement Disorders Diagnostic Technologies Inc. (MDDT) has created a first-of-its-kind technology developed from London Movement Disorder Centre research being done at University Hospital.
CTV News - London
6 Dec 2014