Search Results Tagged With Motor symptoms

Parkinson's Posture


A review of postural change in Parkinson's How does posture change with Parkinson's?
March 21, 2014

Are there recommendations for the best type of mattress for Parkinson's?


Preference for bedding and type of mattress differs from one person to the next. An old mattress can be uncomfortable, lose its support and contribute to back pain or sleeping problems.
August 03, 2013

How do I best time doses of carbidopa/Ldopa?


The following excerpt is from a question received by NWPF. We were told by our neurologist that my husband should take carbidopa/Ldopa (Sinemet) every 5 hours and also told to take it with meals. Wha…
March 17, 2013

When is the right time to start Levodopa?


Levodopa (carbidopa/levodopa or Sinemet) is an effective treatment for motor symptoms. Yet levodopa is associated with motor complications such as:
November 08, 2012

Can acupuncture help PD symptoms?


Acupuncture is based on the belief that a certain life-force energy (“chi”) flows throughout your body along energy pathways called meridians.
October 29, 2012

How do I find a Parkinson’s physical therapist to keep me exercising?


A physical therapist (PT) can help improve balance, flexibility, coordination and strength.
April 02, 2012

Does stress cause Parkinson’s?


Does stress cause Parkinson’s? My tremor is only noticeable when I am under stress.
February 14, 2012

Parkinson's Travel Tips


Follow these simple tips to insure a safe and comfortable experience when traveling.
October 02, 2014

10 exercise tips for people with Parkinson's


Parkinson's disease is an unconventional illness that probably requires an unconventional solution. Here are 10 suggestions to consider for starting or maintaining a fitness plan in your life.
April 10, 2015



Hal Newsom, author of HOPE and founding Board member of Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation, will share his thoughts occasionally with you. Here’s his first blog.
May 05, 2015

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