1. How can Yoga help Parkinsons patients Neurology Solutions Movment Disorders Center

    How can Yoga help Parkinson’s patients?

    Physical, mental benefits of yoga and meditation include mood, memory, sleep By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Yoga is credited with providing a variety of physical and mental benefits, such as increased flexibility and stability and reduced stress, improved mood, and better sl…Read More

  2. What is the process for DBS surgery

    What is the process for DBS surgery?

    DBS implant is performed in three stages By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy is used to treat disabling motor symptoms such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness and slow movement, associated with conditions like Parkinson's disease (PD), tremor and …Read More

  3. Who is a Candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery?

    Benefits of DBS may be just as promising for early stages of Parkinson’s By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease is generally considered when quality of life is no longer acceptable and medicine no longer addresses the neurodeg…Read More

  4. Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

    Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s disease considered for DBS surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of debilitating neurological symptoms common to movement disorders such as Parkinson's dis…Read More

  5. medications for secondary symptoms Parkinsons disease

    Treatments for secondary symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

    Medications for PD Dementia, Psychological Symptoms By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer The brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease begin in a region that plays a key role in movement. The changes spread gradually, but in time they often begin to affect mental functions, incl…Read More

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    Managing Parkinson’s with medication

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Living with Parkinson’s disease can be disruptive to daily life, and each patient can experience different types of symptoms to varying degrees. However, there are many Parkinson’s medications available that can vastly increase quality of l…Read More

  7. New Medications available for managing Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients should seek a medication review at least annually By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There have been several exciting recent developments in the realization of advanced treatment options and new medications for Parkinson’s disease. From surgical treatments to drug dev…Read More

  8. Q & A: Hormone Therapy for Parkinson’s

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Neurology Solutions has administered hormone therapy to approximately 80 Parkinson’s disease patients over the past two years to improve patients’ cognition, mood, and mobility, and increase their tolerance for exercise. Nearly all of the c…Read More

  9. Hormone Replacement Therapy to Treat Parkinson’s disease

    Bioidentical HRT trialed as part of PD treatment By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer For the past two years Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center has trialed approximately 80 Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as part o…Read More