Living with Parkinson’s disease can have wide-reaching effects on your body and impact on your daily life. This panel discussion features diverse perspectives from members of a Parkinson’s care team: movement disorder specialist, physical therapist and neuropsychologist. Together, they answer challenging questions that span the spectrum of Parkinson’s disease including anxiety, intimacy, pain, drooling, marijuana and more.
Treat the emotional symptoms of Parkinson’s as you would a bully, by facing the Demon and the Witch with intention, knowing that you are more than your diagnosis.
Healthy nutrition can work in tandem with more traditional treatments to improve mood and reduce anxiety.
Tom Sheppard shares his experience using marijuana to reduce insomnia.
Tom Sheppard gives a play-by-play of his first trip to a marijuana dispensary.
Tom Sheppard shares the results of his experiment of using marijuana to reduce Parkinson’s symptoms.
Learn about the latest on Parkinson’s medications and what may be coming down the road.
Have questions about cognitive decline, depression and other mood-related issues? This webinar is for you.
Anxiety is one of the most common — and least discussed — Parkinson’s symptoms. While feelings of anxiety should be a topic of conversation with your healthcare team, regular exercise can also help you manage everyday anxiety.
Learn how to improve your home safety by eliminating risks like poor lighting, differences in walking surfaces and tripping hazards to maximize your mobility and prevent falls.
Mike Studer discusses how to individualize an activity program that’s reasonable for you to achieve on a daily basis — highlighting strength, tremor, balance, posture and rigidity.
In this video, Dr. Peter Wang explores how tai chi can help you exercise your mind and body to improve cognitive and motor function in people with Parkinson’s.
With practical steps you can take regarding medications, nutrition, complementary therapies and exercise, Dr. Claire Henchcliff explains how building your Parkinson’s lifestyle toolkit can improve your quality of life.
In this video, Susan Imke explains how finding and using your signature strengths can help you become a more resilient person and give you the ability to adapt to challenges in Parkinson’s and in your everyday life.
Living well with Parkinson’s is about much more than just managing your symptoms. Check out Davis Phinney’s tips for taking action and living well every day.
Delve into Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with neurosurgeon Dr. David VanSickle to learn more about the technology used, the components placed in patients and why asleep DBS may provide an advantage over awake DBS.