Your limbs feel stiff with every movement. A lack of balance makes sitting dangerous. And constant tremors make writing impossible. This is Parkinson’s disease.
Focused ultrasound may be a method for alleviating involuntary movements caused by many Parkinson’s disease medications learn about this clinical trial and how this treatment may help.
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Caregivers are unsung heroes. Parkinson’s disease caregivers play an important role by managing and caring for a patient. Here are 6 tips for the Parkinson’s Caregiver to help support the role of caregiving.
Most people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) know that exercise is an important part of managing their disease. But what many do not know is what type of exercise is best. Luckily, research looking at the effects of exercise on PD has grown dramatically in the last 5 to 10 years.
Many people describe Gordon Baltuch, MD, Director of the Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, as a man of vision. This is not surprising, considering the fact that he's been developing this skill since he was a boy.
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A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.