InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility
Question: What is essential tremor and what can be done about it? Answer: Essential tremor is involuntary shaking – usually of the hands, but sometimes also of the neck, jaw, voice or legs...
A gym in Chicago offers Rock Steady Boxing, group boxing classes for people with Parkinson’s. The boxing program helps attendees improve their agility, strength and balance while getting an intense workout.
The 5th Annual Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation speech competition finals took place on November 15 and the Minister of Education spoke to finalists.
Miami Dade College will illuminate its Landmark Freedom Tower blue at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 14, in support of Moving Day Miami.
Deerfield High School baseball players volunteered at Moving Day Chicago.
Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has Parkinson’s disease and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with what health care professionals call “Parkinson’s disease psychosis.”
Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has PD and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with PD psychosis.
Teams of providers and patients, working mostly outside the hospital, may improve PD care and save costs.
University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of the department of neurology.
“I never expected this,” says a Parkinson's patient whose hand tremor went away for first time in 10 years. Dr. Okun, national medical director for the National Parkinson Foundation, discusses aspects of the live deep brain stimulation surgery and the implications and effects on patients, in this instance Greg Grindley, who was awake during the entire surgery.