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Deep Brain Stimulation vs Focused Ultrasound – AAN debate with Dr. Okun

Published: May 1st, 2017

Is Focused Ultrasound a possible replacement for Deep Brain Stimulation? MedPage Today wrote a nice summary of the debate that took place last week at the American Academy of Neurology […]

Tourette Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors in School

Tourette Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors in School

Published: April 4th, 2017

Those affected by Tourette syndrome (TS) face a unique set of difficulties at school. In addition to facing the challenges with the motor or vocal tics themselves, the co-occurring conditions […]

Short & Long Term effects of DBS discussed at World Parkinson Congress

Published: March 27th, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun presented “DBS Outcomes: What can you expect in the short term and the long term?” at the 2016 World Parkinson Congress. To watch: Click here to register […]

Annual Parkinson Educational Symposium – April 8th, 2017

Annual Parkinson Educational Symposium – April 8th, 2017

Published: March 23rd, 2017

Please join us for the “15th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers” on April 8th, 2017! We will have a variety of topics discussed by experts […]

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: January 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: January 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 […]

Ringing in 2017 with Tourette Syndrome

Ringing in 2017 with Tourette Syndrome

Published: December 27th, 2016

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived […]

Managing the Holiday Time with Tourette Syndrome

Published: November 23rd, 2016

As this time of year approaches, and the shopping, time spent with family, and the extra days off of school or work, it is an exciting time of the year. […]

6 Tips to Make Your Tremor Less Noticeable

Published: November 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.

WebMD article with advice for worsening Parkinson disease

Published: October 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! […]