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

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

Published: August 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: August 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 […]

UF Health is National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence for 13th consecutive year

UF Health is National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence for 13th consecutive year

Published: August 4th, 2016

This designation is reserved for elite care programs that incorporate experienced, expert care with patient outreach and research endeavors, and a consistent commitment to quality care.

Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Published: August 2nd, 2016

Isn’t it fun having to shop for new school supplies with binders, paper, pens and pencils? Starting out with good intentions of keeping an organized locker, desk or backpack is […]

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Published: July 12th, 2016

On July 6th, the Tourette Association of America shared this new image of what exactly is Tourette Syndrome.  How powerful is this? What do you think?   So, what does […]

Local Parkinson’s Community Fights Back

Local Parkinson’s Community Fights Back

Published: July 8th, 2016

There has been a growing buzz in the Parkinson community about boxing as a means to combat symptoms and improve function, especially after CBS aired a feature on “Sunday Morning” […]

Podcast discusses need for neurologists to watch for swallowing issues

Published: July 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: June 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: June 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. […]

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Published: June 7th, 2016

Muhammad Ali will be remembered for a great many things in and out of the boxing ring. In addition to those things, we at the UF Health Center for Movement […]