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Doc Parkinson - A Eulogy


I let you go I will not make you change even if I could for it would only be a dream built on defiance forgetting love promises to carry me home.
June 16, 2015

Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's: Preparing People to Meet Someone with Parkinson's


"While I’m not afraid to tell people about my dad’s Parkinson’s at this point in my life, I am very deliberate about how I prepare people to meet him."
January 30, 2017

Yoga for Every Body: Experts say yoga can ease pain and improve mobility for people with neurologic conditions


People with a variety of neurologic conditions who try yoga report tangible physical improvements such as increased flexibility and range of motion, better balance, increased strength, and less fatigu…
April 11, 2016

Is natural dopamine better than Sinemet?


Mucuna pruriens or cowhage seeds are a natural source of Levodopa and its use to treat Parkinson’s symptoms can be traced over 4500 years ago when it was first used by Indian physicians practicing tra…
July 18, 2013

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?


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


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

One Step At A time


Walking improves stamina, energy, heart health, strength, and balance. As a form of exercise walking may even alter the physical and brain changes that occur with Parkinson’s over time. Walking can al…
April 04, 2014

QUIZ: How well do you know your Parkinson’s Disease?


To complete the quiz, you’ll need a pen, a pencil, or a stick to note your answers; an encyclopedic knowledge of Parkinson’s disease, or access to a reliable search engine; dogged perseverance; a sens…
September 11, 2015

Top medicines that worsen Parkinson’s disease or cause secondary parkinsonism


Some medications can worsen movement symptoms of PD, including slowness, stiffness, tremor and dyskinesia.
October 04, 2013

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