Expert Briefing: Conversations About Complementary Therapies and PD
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 | 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who seek relief from movement and non-movement symptoms may decide to explore complementary therapies that can support more traditional treatments. There are many kinds of therapies — from Mind-body applications or acupuncture to herbal supplements — that may help maximize quality of life. Learn more about how to communicate the use of these therapies with your care providers for optimal outcomes.
Natalie Diaz, MD
Neurology, Pacific Movement Disorders Center
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Dr. Natalie Diaz is a board-certified neurologist with fellowship training in movement disorders. Her clinical practice focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonian disorders, Huntington’s disease and other choreiform disorders, dystonia, and ataxia.
She also has specialized training in the evaluation and programming of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia as well as the therapeutic administration of botulinum toxin injections for non-cosmetic indications such as focal dystonia, hemifacial spasm and limb spasticity. Her research focuses on industry-sponsored clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease and other collaborative clinical projects in the field of neurodegenerative disorders.
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