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New Parkinson disease podcast from the Parkinson Foundation launches

Published: Jun 23rd, 2017

What are the early signs of Parkinson’s? What are motor fluctuations? A new podcast from the Parkinson’s Foundation (the new name for the National Parkinson’s Foundation) aims to answer these […]

Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botulinum Toxin and Rose-Tinted Glasses

Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botulinum Toxin and Rose-Tinted Glasses

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botox and Rose-Tinted Glasses By: Wissam Deeb, M.D. & Aparna Wagle Shukla, M.D. Blepharospasm is the scientific name given to excessive involuntary forced eye blinking. It is […]

Dizziness/Light headed Sensations with Parkinson’s Disease: Is it Orthostatic Hypotension?

Dizziness/Light headed Sensations with Parkinson’s Disease: Is it Orthostatic Hypotension?

Published: Jan 18th, 2017

Written by Frank Vickory SPT, CSCS Parkinson’s Disease (PD) generally presents with some combination of four cardinal signs: Bradykinesia (slow movements), rigidity, resting tremor and postural instability. However, there are […]

WebMD article with advice for worsening Parkinson disease

Published: Oct 25th, 2016

WebMD and the Davis Phinney Foundation collaborated with our co-director Dr. Michael Okun on a new article that is more of a mini-course called “My Parkinson Disease Is Getting Worse! […]

Podcast discusses need for neurologists to watch for swallowing issues

Published: Jul 7th, 2016

A new podcast called “Down the Hatch” discusses issues that swallowing clinicians face and news in their field. The podcast is hosted by two speech-language pathologists Ianessa Humbert, Ph.D., CCC-SLP […]

Dr. Bowers discusses apathy & depression in webinar

Dr. Bowers discusses apathy & depression in webinar

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

Dr. Dawn Bowers, who is a clinical neuropsychologist at the UF Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration and the director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, recently gave a webinar […]

Dr. Christopher Hess discusses Parkinson disease on C-SPAN

Dr. Christopher Hess discusses Parkinson disease on C-SPAN

Published: Jun 13th, 2016

Dr. Christopher Hess appeared on C-SPAN show Washington Journal for about 40 minutes to discuss Parkinson disease in the United States with the host and answer questions from callers. Dr. […]

Trastornos del Sueño en Parkinson

Published: May 13th, 2016

La trastornos del sueño son communes en el Parkinson, donde alrededor del 60-80% de las personas los padecerán. Es importante reconocerlos y hacérlos saber a su médico para tomar la […]

A Sneak Peek into Swallow Tests [Video]

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

We’ve had a lot of questions about what happens during a swallowing test and even some nervousness. We made this video to hopefully answer some of those questions and alleviate […]

2016 Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium details

2016 Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium details

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

You can now watch all of the talks from the 2016 Parkinson Symposium on our Youtube channel This year’s Annual Parkinson’s Disease Educational Symposium will be on Saturday, May 7th […]