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Disease Progression


PROGRESSION of symptoms Parkinson's disease typically starts on one side of the body in the arms and legs and does spreads to the other side over time. Axial symptoms are present later in disease a…
May 03, 2016

Diagnosis & Progression


The diagnosis of Parkinson’s is a clinical one typically confirmed by a neurologist or a movement disorder specialist. The following criteria are used in determining if a person has Parkinson’s diseas…
May 03, 2016

What is atypical parkinsonism and how does it differ from PD?


Atypical parkinson’s, parkinsonism, and parkinson’s plus are all terms used to describe syndromes that share features similar to Parkinson’s disease but are different conditions.
June 24, 2013

FDA approves DATScan


Brain scan can measure what the brain looks like such as a CT scan or MRI or the brain’s activity levels.
February 01, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

My mom has PD and almost every evening, any time between ...


My mom has PD and almost every evening, any time between 4-8 pm she experiences hot flashes, she gets really red and hot from the neck up, while the rest of her body is cold. Is this a PD symptom? We …
March 05, 2013

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