PNIBLOG

April is Parkinson's disease awareness month

Advances in management of motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been seen in recent years
 in both medical management and surgical management. However, both PD patients and their physicians may not be familiar with the increasing options and so may not be taking advantage of available treatments.

September is Dystonia Awareness Month

This month, the Pacific Movement Disorders Center is focused on boosting awareness of dystonia. Take an in-depth tour of dystonia and find out what you need to know about this group of neurological disorders.

Parkinson’s disease and exercise.

Scientific studies have shown again, and again that exercise and physical activity can have dramatic impacts on the outcome and well-being in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The benefits of exercise are so widespread, as listed below, that exercise should be thought of as medicine. Read more.

Essential Tremor March 2017

Essential tremor is the most common movement disorder affecting more than an estimated 7 million Americans. Find out more this March, essential tremor month.