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Our clinicians provide tips on aspects of Parkinson’s treatment, including medications, physical therapy, occupational therapy & other issues.

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 […]

Our 6 Top Blog Posts of 2016

Published: Jan 3rd, 2017

At the UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, the patient is the sun and our clinical team revolves around the patient. A major goal for our website has […]

6 Tips to Make Your Tremor Less Noticeable

Published: Nov 14th, 2016

For many patients with tremor due to Parkinson’s disease (PD) or essential tremor (ET), activities of daily living and social gatherings can be stressful and difficult.

Promoting the Care of Caregivers: Suggestions for the caregivers of those with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

Written by Emma Heaton, OTS How Caregivers are Impacted by Parkinson’s Disease Due to the progressive nature of Parkinson’s Disease, a caregivers role can be long-term it is important to […]

The Vestibular System’s Effect on Falls in Parkinson’s Disease

The Vestibular System’s Effect on Falls in Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Aug 30th, 2016

Written by Katelyn Trane SPT Without therapy interventions, 70% of people with Parkinson Disease (PD) experience a fall each year.  There can be many reasons for this high fall rate. […]

Maintaining Your Medication Schedule During Hospital Stays with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Aug 22nd, 2016

  Written by Nicole Tester, OTS, Ph.D One-third of all patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) visit the emergency department or hospital each year. During these visits, three out of four […]

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 […]

Psicosis en Parkinson: identificación y manejo

Published: Mar 16th, 2016

¿Cómo se presenta la psicosis en el Parkinson? La psicosis es un trastorno relativamente frecuente en el Parkinson que se puede presentar en alrededor del 60% de los pacientes en […]

Walk On! The benefits of walking for people living with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Dec 17th, 2015

By Bryan Dondero, SPT University of Vermont Imagine for a minute that you have just met with your doctor and they told you they are going to write you a […]

Visual Changes and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Sep 8th, 2015

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) difficulties related to the eyes and vision often progress alongside other PD symptoms. Some vision difficulties are related to changes in […]