Demoralization in Parksinson’s Disease

Demoralization is a psychological state characterized by helplessness, hopelessness and a sense of failure.  It often but not always goes along with depression.  We know that depression is common in people with Parksinson’s disease, as with other chronic disabling conditions.  A recent article finds the not surprising fact that people with Parkinson’s often also have […]

Laser shoes for Parkinsons gait freezing.

One of the more difficult issues to deal with in folks with Parkinsons disease is gait freezing.  That’s where the person stands in one place unable to start walking.  The first movement of a foot off the ground just won’t happen.  It can be quite disabling and, as I’ve seen in my waiting room many […]