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Smartphone App Could Be Used To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/05/smartphone-app-could-be-used-to-diagnose-parkinsons-disease/

Programs are being developed for smartphones that could be used to detect whether or not a person has Parkinson’s disease. A new initiative hopes to use the technology to circumvent the lengthy diagno…
May 01, 2014

Smell tests, biomarkers and colon biopsies: New approaches to early identification of Parkinson’s disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/05/smell-tests,-biomarkers-and-colon-biopsies-new-approaches-to-early-identification-of-parkinson’s-disease/

Early diagnosis and starting treatment as early as possible are decisive factors in achieving improved quality of life for Parkinson’s sufferers.
May 30, 2016

Diagnosis is a turning point, not a beginning

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2014/11/diagnosis-is-a-turning-point/

“You have Parkinson’s Disease.” There is no good way of getting this news. Even as the words enter your world they seem to rearrange it irrevocably and permanently for the worse. How can life be the s…
November 21, 2014

When do I need to see a physical therapist?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/05/when-do-i-need-to-see-a-physical-therapist/

Chances are you will benefit from a physical therapy (PT) evaluation and treatment if you have movement symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease or other brain condition.
May 24, 2013

How does posture change with Parkinson’s?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/04/how-does-posture-change-with-parkinsons/

Posture changes for many reasons- Some causes are related to Parkinson’s- Some related to weakness-Some related to arthritic changes
April 21, 2012

Advice for newly diagnosed

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/03/advice-for-newly-diagnosed/

What is the one piece of advice you would give to others just diagnosed with Parkinson’s? There is no doubt about it, getting a diagnosis of Parkinson’s can be life changing.
March 10, 2012

New blood signature analysis may help diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/04/new-blood-signature-analysis/

A new blood test may more accurately identify blood signatures, or biomarkers, for Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a new study published in the journal Movement Disorders.
April 06, 2015

Mid Stage Symptoms

https://nwpf.org/wellness-center/stages-of-pd/mid-stage-overview/mid-stage-symptoms/

Mid stage PD is marked by motor complications. Medications are still effective but no longer control symptoms smoothly throughout the day.   Motor complications described below are divided into two…
May 05, 2016

Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/09/virtual-reality-diagnosis/

Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s.
September 06, 2016

Introducing NWPF's New Social Services Manager: Sarah Winter, MSW, LICSW

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2017/02/introducing-nwpfs-new-social-services-manager,-sarah-winter,-msw,-licsw/

"NWPF has a wonderful culture of responsiveness to and engagement with the Parkinson's community. I hope to continue this work by building bridges with individuals, providers, and communities througho…
February 07, 2017

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