Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Ask the MD"
December 13, 2018
Occupational therapists can help people with Parkinson's perform everyday tasks more easily, safely and independently.
December 04, 2018
Three DBS systems are currently FDA-approved to treat Parkinson's symptoms. While the devices have the same basic mechanisms, their slight differences can help you and your doctor choose the best opti...
November 16, 2018
Listen to Dr. Rachel Dolhun's tips for making the most of holiday visits with family who have Parkinson's.
November 15, 2018
When visiting family who have Parkinson's, you may not know what to expect or how to talk about and manage change. In a new video and guide, Dr. Dolhun provides practical tips on preparing for and get...
November 08, 2018
Researchers are studying gene therapy as a novel approach to treating symptoms and lessening medication needs in people with progressing Parkinson's.
October 19, 2018
'Off' is a term used by doctors and researchers in Parkinson's care and research but may be a less familiar term to those with the disease.
October 03, 2018
Driving is a complicated task that involves movement, thinking and other skills. Many people with Parkinson's are able to continue driving without difficulty, but for some, the disease may affect driv...
October 01, 2018
Lewy body dementia is a progressive brain disease that causes changes in memory, thinking, movement and behavior. The disease is common but under-recognized and often misdiagnosed.
September 12, 2018
Hear from our on-staff movement disorder specialist about dystonia: a symptom of Parkinson's and standalone disorder that causes painful muscle cramps.
September 11, 2018
Dr. Dolhun discusses dystonia, an involuntary muscle contraction that causes painful, awkward postures.