1. advances treating Parkinsons

    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

  2. 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

  3. deep brain stimulation support and learning

    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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  10. 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