Vertigo & Dizziness in Parkinson's

PD Health @ Home December Wellness Wednesday programs will help you explore the importance of a team-based approach to care for people with Parkinson’s.

*This is a virtual program, taking place live, using the online Zoom platform. Instructions on joining the webinar are provided after registering.*

Join our expert speakers to learn about common causes and challenges of vertigo and dizziness in Parkinson’s disease. Understand what treatment options are available through your interdisciplinary care team.

Speakers:

Julie Kurek, MD
Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology
Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia - A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Kathryn R. Lewis DPT, PT
Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute at Vanderbilt University Medical Center - A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

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PD Health @ Home is presented by the Light of Day Foundation, whose generosity has made this programming possible.

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Special thanks to our sponsor:

Therevance


Speaker Bios:

Julie Kurek, MD, a second-generation American, completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University and attended New York Medical College.  She completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Cushing Neuroscience Institute at Northwell Health in New York. Her passion is to optimize the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s Disorders.  This means using a holistic approach, addressing not only the motor but (perhaps more importantly) the non-motor symptoms these individuals face.  To that end, she lends a sympathetic ear and provides not only the latest therapies but education as well. She also offers botulinum toxin injections (Botox) and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) evaluation and programming.  Her hope is to leave you hopeful.

Kathryn R. Lewis DPT, PT, is a Physical Therapist who works at Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is also a board certified neurologic specialist in physical therapy. Pi Beta Phi specializes in outpatient vestibular and neurologic therapy. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of Belmont University School of Physical Therapy in Nashville, TN, and is passionate about caring for others and empowering individuals to gain ownership of their health. Physical Therapy allows her to serve and encourage those who need it as a member of the health care team. 

Event Date

Event Time
1 p.m. ET

Event Location

United States

Fees:

FREE

Contact Name:

Parkinson's Foundation

Contact Email:

MinnesotaDakotas@parkinson.org

Contact Phone

(763) 545-1272

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