Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative condition of the brain, affects about 1% of people over the age of 60. The symptoms range from a mild non-disabling tremor to more troublesome symptoms like slowness, troubles with motor movements and troubles with balance leading to falls. It’s known that there are some prodromal – or early – symptoms […]
Demoralization is a psychological state characterized by helplessness, hopelessness and a sense of failure.
One of the more difficult issues to deal with in folks with Parkinsons disease is gait freezing.
Well, as we know radio is still around and so will be this blog. I have made some educational videos, mostly to promote conditions that I see in my
Tremor is a common neurologic complaint and can basically come from two diagnoses:
I always tell my patients with Parkinson’s disease that they can be reassured that the disease progresses very slowly, allowing for time to adapt to new symptoms and adjust medications to minimize disability.
My Apple Watch registers each time I stand up and if I make it through the day standing at least once an hour, it beeps to congratulate me. It turns out that in people with Parkinsons disease, just getting up regularly through the day and doing some non-strenuous activity may help improve motor skills more […]