PNIBLOG

parkinsons and exercise

Patients with Parkinson’s disease, a brain condition that affects movement and balance and can cause tremor, often have the same worry: Is my mind going to be affected? Find out more.

CerebraCell aparatus

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

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.

PNI Movement Disorders Program

The movement disorders program at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is expanding, offering patients a full range of diagnostic, treatment and supportive services, including a new Parkinson’s disease patient support group and access to evidence-based physical therapy.

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.