Parkinson’s Treatments and Therapies

Since Parkinson’s looks different for everyone, no two treatment paths will be the same. Treatment typically includes some combination of medication, exercise, rehabilitation strategies like physical and speech therapy, and complementary therapies to manage symptoms and give you the best quality of life.

Here, you’ll find the latest resources that complement information in Section 2 of the Every Victory Counts manual (Chapters 7-11), which takes a close look at Parkinson’s medications, surgical therapies, complementary therapies, and more. 

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Parkinson’s Medication Guide

This page offers the most in-depth, up-to-date information about Parkinson’s medications, divided by medication category and including generic name, trade name, notes, and relevant websites for all listed medications.

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has the potential to increase your quality of life in a significant way; however, it’s not the right treatment for everyone. In this webinar, Dr. Helen Brontë-Stewart answers the questions we get most frequently about DBS.

Complementary Therapies for Parkinson’s

Conventional medicine has come a long way when it comes to helping people with Parkinson’s live well. Between the many varieties and combinations of medications and surgical options, many people with Parkinson’s have been able to find conventional treatment regimens that work well for them. However, the options to help people with Parkinson’s live well doesn’t stop there. There are a variety of complementary therapies that many people with Parkinson’s experiment with, under the care of their medical team, to reduce symptoms even more. Here, we share 19 complementary therapies that people in our community have tried and found beneficial. 

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