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Living with Parkinson’s Disease…One Breath at a Time

By: Zachary BB Pindar, OTS Rigid joints, achy backs, tremoring fingers… health professionals typically ask individuals with Parkinson’s disease an endless list of questions concerning motor troubles. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg of what an individual with the disease typically experiences. Under the condition’s observable surface…

Our 6 Top Blog Posts of 2016

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 always been to provide useful information to patients with movement disorders, even if those patients aren’t our own. In 2016,…

6 Tips to Make Your Tremor Less Noticeable

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.

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

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.  Many of the principal signs of  PD; including postural imbalances and slowness of movement, can be large factors of what…

Trastornos del Sueño en Parkinson

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 major decision en su manejo. Recuerden que las recomendaciones que se emiten aquí deberán…

Psicosis en Parkinson: identificación y manejo

¿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 algún punto del curso de la enfermedad. Existen 4 diferentes maneras en que se puede presentar psicosis en el Parkinson.