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Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Nov 26th, 2013

One of the biggest non-motor complaints for Parkinson’s patients is a decline in motivation to participate in daily activities.  If it is taking every effort to get off your couch […]

“Movement Disorders for the Healthcare Practitioner” coming August 24 for clinicians & therapists

“Movement Disorders for the Healthcare Practitioner” coming August 24 for clinicians & therapists

Published: Jul 8th, 2013

The University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration team is excited to present a continuing medical education opportunity for clinicians involved in the treatment of movement disorders patients. […]

Fine Motor Coordination Activities for Patients with Parkinson’s

Published: Oct 26th, 2012

People with Parkinson’s Disease can see limitations in fine motor coordination which can lead to difficulties with manipulating items such as buttons, makeup and small items around the house.  There […]

Hand tremor and computer use

Published: May 17th, 2012

Are your tremors making it difficult to control the computer mouse?  Hand, arm or trunk tremors can interfere with fine motor precision.  It can become difficult to position the pointer […]

Handwriting Tips for Parkinson Patients

Published: May 7th, 2012

To improve legibility of handwriting, lean on table/desk with forearm and elbow while writing.  This helps stabilize the upper arm which allows for better control at the hand.