1. Treating Parkinson’s with Physical Therapy

    Parkinson's physical therapy exercises improve balance, coordination, strength By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Parkinson’s Disease (PD) has a wide range of symptoms that generally begin with tremor, stiffness, and slowing of movement. As the disease progresses, PD motor sy…Read More

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    Roundup: 10 Advances in Understanding, Treating Parkinson’s

    Latest Neuroscience Findings include Lifestyle Factors, Advances in Treatment By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Parkinson's disease is a complex multi-system brain disorder impacting movement and the regulation of mood. Strides have been made in understanding the mechanism of P…Read More

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    Hormone Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

    HRT can improve mobility, lower risk of dementia By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center offers bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to patients seen frequently by the practice to help address mobility and mood and improve quali…Read More

  4. Less invasive Deep Brain Stimulation implant

    Advanced imaging technology eliminates the need for markers prior to surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Neurosurgeon Dr. Anant Patel, who is affiliated with St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, and Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center Medical Director Dr.…Read More

  5. Dehydration in Parkinson’s: Symptoms, Risks & Tips

    Dehydration a common risk of disease and aging By Lindsay Adler, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dehydration in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a major concern because the risks associated with becoming dehydrated can significantly worsen already compromised neurological function. Complicating…Read More

  6. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Advancements

    FDA Advises Earlier Consideration of DBS for Parkinson's disease By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dr. Robert Izor of Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center in Austin joined KXAN in the studio last week to talk about the latest advancements in Medtronic deep brain stimul…Read More

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    Deep Brain Stimulation Learning, Support Group

    Monthly Support Group Answers Questions on DBS By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Undergoing surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation can be a stressful experience for patients and their families. Neurology Solutions sponsors a deep brain stimulation (DBS) support group monthly to pro…Read More

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    Strategies for Living Well with Parkinson’s

    Steps to coping with a Parkinson's disease diagnosis By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer So you’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. What do you do next?  First, understand that Parkinson’s disease affects each person differently and no two cases are exactly the sam…Read More

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    Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation: Precision, Risks & Results

    'Awake DBS' is the gold standard for precise location of electrode By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Neurology Solutions Medical Director Dr. Robert Izor has participated in more than 200 Medtronic deep brain stimulation procedures since 2004 with St. David's Medical Center Neu…Read More

  10. Metabolic Enhancements for Parkinson’s, DBS Topics of Talk

    Panel to discuss benefits of nutrition, exercise, supplements and DBS By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Dr. Robert Izor and the Neurology Solutions care team will lead a panel discussion on key topics of interest to the Parkinson's community including treatment options and the …Read More