Videos

What is Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

Who is a candidate for DBS?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

How does DBS surgery work?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

What are the risks and benefits of DBS?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

How does the DBS device work?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

What do family members need to know about DBS?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

How does speech therapy help Parkinson's patients?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

What types of tests and techniques are there for swallowing problems?
Michael S. Okun, MD
University of Florida

How does Parkinson's disease affect the urinary system?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

What are some strategies for problems with urination?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

What are the strategies for managing problems with digestion or constipation?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

What does a caregiver need to know about urological dysfunction?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

What medications help with cognitive impairment?
Andrew Siderowf, MD
University of Pennsylvania

How do I know if my loved one has experienced psychosis?
Andrew Siderowf, MD
University of Pennsylvania

How does Parkinson's disease affect memory?
Andrew Siderowf, MD
University of Pennsylvania

What does a caregiver need to know about cognitive impairment?
Andrew Siderowf, MD
University of Pennsylvania

What is the relationship between depression and Parkinson's disease?
Michael J. Aminoff, MD
University of California-San Fransisco

What treatments exist for Parkinson's disease patients with a depression diagnosis?
Michael J. Aminoff, MD
University of California-San Fransisco

How does depression affect the patient's family and social network?
Michael J. Aminoff, MD
University of California-San Fransisco

What are some tips for talking to a Parkinson's doctor about depression?
Michael J. Aminoff, MD
University of California-San Fransisco

Is depression under-diagnosed in patients with Parkinson's disease?
Michael J. Aminoff, MD
University of California-San Francisco

What are the causes of Parkinson's disease? Are there any other disorders that have similar symptoms?
Joseph Jankovic, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

What are the different forms and stages of Parkinson's disease?
Joseph Jankovic, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease? How is it treated?
Joseph Jankovic, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

What are some of the common misconceptions about Parkinson's disease?
Joseph Jankovic, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

When should medications be adjusted?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

What is the best way to keep track of medications?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

What are some tips for following the medication schedule?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

What do caregivers need to know about hospital stays and complex medication regimens?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

What are the most common side effects of Parkinson's disease medications?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

Are there any interactions with non-Parkinson's disease medications?
Zoltan Mari, MD
John Hopkins University

How is Parkinson's disease diagnosed?
Rajesh Pahwa, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

When and what type of treatment is initiated after diagnosis?
Rajesh Pahwa, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

What is the progression of Parkinson's disease?
Rajesh Pahwa, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

What do the Newly Diagnosed need to know?
Julie Carter, RN, ANP
Oregon Health Science University

What do caregivers need to know?
Julie Carter, RN, ANP
Oregon Health Science University

How does exercise with music play a role in treatment?
Oksana Sucherowsky, MD
University of Calgary & Alberta Health Services

Are there any tips to use for freezing?
Oksana Sucherowsky, MD
University of Calgary & Alberta Health Services

What types of exercise or exercise programs are recommended?
John G. Nutt, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

How can falls be prevented?
John G. Nutt, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

How can caregivers help with freezing episodes?
John G. Nutt, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

Are there any ways to control the rate of progression of the disease?
John G. Nutt, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

What is Patient-Centered Care?
Monique Giroux, MD
Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

Why is it important to continue self-care between appointments?
Monique Giroux, MD
Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

Why is comprehensive care or a team approach important?
Monique Giroux, MD
Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

Tips for the Caregiver
Monique Giroux, MD
Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

What are the neuroprotective benefits of exercise for PD patients?
Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD
Nijmegen Parkinson Center

What are some strategies to prevent falls in PD patients?
Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD
Nijmegen Parkinson Center

What are some strategies to improve the quality of community care for PD patients?
Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD
Nijmegen Parkinson Center

How do I talk to my physician or spouse about sexual dysfunction?
Gila Bronner, MPH, MSW
Sheba Medical Center

How does PD and its treatment affect sexual functioning?
Gila Bronner, MPH, MSW
Sheba Medical Center

How do I manage non-motor problems such as hypersexuality?
Gila Bronner, MPH, MSW
Sheba Medical Center

¿Cuáles son las diferentes formas y etapas del Parkinson? ¿Cómo es la progresión del Parkinson?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

¿Cuáles son las causas del Parkinson? ¿Existen otros trastornos que tienen síntomas similares?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

¿Cómo se trata el Parkinson? ¿Qué medicamentos están disponibles? ¿Hay una cura?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

¿Cómo se diagnostica el Parkinson?
Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami

What are the common sleep disorders encountered in patients with PD?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University

What are some practical strategies for improving the quality of sleep?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University

What is the impact of PD medications on excessive daytime sleepiness?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University

Is compulsive behavior a side effect of PD medications?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University

What do I do if I suspect compulsive behavior in a loved one with PD?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University

Interview with Joyce Oberdorf on NBC Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough (April 22, 2010)
Joyce Oberdorf
National Parkinson Foundation

Why Dance for Parkinson's Disease?
Olie Westheimer
Brooklyn Parkinson Group

Nathan Slewett Remembers
Nathan Slewett
National Parkinson Foundation

Unconditional Love
The Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center at the University of Buffalo
The Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center at the University of Buffalo

PSA featuring Katie Couric
Katie Couric
Moving Day

Out of the Park for Parkinson's
Gordon Beckham
Chicago White Sox

Aware in Care: Real Stories
Marty Gershe
National Parkinson Foundation

Young Onset Parkinson Conference: Lessons Learned
Attendees of the Young Onset Parkinson Conference
National Parkinson Foundation

Ask the Helpline: What is the NPF Helpline?
Anna Hedges, MSW
National Parkinson Foundation

Ask the Helpline: Why Does Caregiving Change from Day to Day?
Paula Weiner, MSW, LCSW
National Parkinson Foundation

Ask the Helpline: Why is Exercise Important for People with Parkinson's?
Sharon Metz, RN
National Parkinson Foundation

Ask the Helpline: What is a Movement Disorder Specialist?
Adolfo Diaz, PTA, BS
National Parkinson Foundation

Ask the Helpline: What is a Movement Disorder?
Adolfo Diaz, PTA, BS
National Parkinson Foundation

Clinic Care-to-Community Program Partnerships: Building a Better Model
Lisa Mann, RN, MA, BSN
Oregon Health & Science University

Overview of Parkinson's Disease
Julie Carter, ANP
Oregon Health & Science University

Therapeutic Approaches for PD: Depression, Anxiety & Psychosis
John S. Allen, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University

Parkinson's Disease: Pharmacological Management of Depression, Anxiety & Psychosis
Joel Mack, MD
Oregon Health & Science University

Thinking Changes (Part 2)
Joan Gardner
Struther's Parkinson's Center

Changes Around the House (Part 1)
Rose Wichmann
Struthers Parkinson's Center

CareMAP: Advice for Caregivers from Caregivers
CareMAP:
National Parkinson Foundation

Dealing with Dementia
CareMAP:
National Parkinson Foundation

Getting Dressed
Rose Wichmann
Struthers Parkinson's Center

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