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Ask the Expert – Freezing of Gait What is freezing of gait (FOG)? Do I have it? How do I treat it? What triggers FOG? You may have a lot of questions about freezing of gait (FOG) – an episodic inability to initiate steps that can occur with Parkinson’s disease. Join Jennifer Bazan-Wigle and Amy…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Service Dogs for People with Parkinson’s Service dogs can be trained to help people with Parkinson’s disease with a variety of tasks such as getting dressed, opening doors, or alleviating freezing. Studies show that service dogs can also encourage regular exercise and reduce loneliness. Kari Cleland, who has been training dogs for over 40 years,…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s Disease PWR! Wellness Series Speaker: Paul Larson, MD, FAANS September 21, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment where small wires are placed in the brain to reduce motor symptoms such as tremor, slowness, and stiffness. DBS is currently the gold standard surgical…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Duopa for Parkinson’s August 17th, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Duopa is a prescription medication indicated for the treatment of motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson’s disease. It delivers carbidopa/levodopa continuously throughout the day. Hear from Cynthia Reed, MD to learn more and how Duopa can help you on your journey. You will also…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Ask the Expert – Dystonia and Parkinson July 20th, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) What is dystonia? Do I have it? How do I treat it? Will I get it? Is dystonia the same thing as dyskinesia or tremor? You may have a lot of questions about dystonia – a repetitive muscle twisting, spasm,…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Freezing of Gait and Parkinson Disease PWR! Wellness Series June 15th, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Do you feel like sometimes your feet are glued to the floor? Do you find it challenging to walk through doorways or in small spaces? You may be experiencing freezing of gait. Sidney Collin, Co-Founder and CEO of…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Clinical Trials and Parkinson Disease PWR! Wellness Series Speaker: Paul Larson, MD, FAANS Neurosurgeon, Professor Recorded on – May 18, 2022 Deep Brain Stimulation is currently the gold standard surgical treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. Biological treatments such as gene therapy and cell transplantation for Parkinson’s disease have been explored in clinical trials over the last…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
Ask the Parkinson’s Expert about Balance An hour to ask every question you have about balance and how it relates to Parkinson’s. Jennifer is a Parkinson’s expert. Join us! The process of balance control is complex and dysfunction can interfere with our ability to remain upright and steady. For people with Parkinson disease, the motor…Register to Attend or Watch The Recordings
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