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parkinson’s disease

Patient Story

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

Make key decisions with this driving simulator

This high-tech device will help patients with dementia and brain injury remain safe on the road—or off it.

Patient Story

‘It gave us hope’

Dopamine pump delivers constant flow of medicine to Parkinson's patients, reducing symptoms and improving quality of life.

Patient Story

‘They get themselves back’

A woman with Parkinson’s raises her voice―and bowling average―with help from the Big and Loud therapy program.

Patient Story

‘Exercise has made a difference’

Boxing, tango or tai chi? Pick your weapon in the Parkinson’s battle.

Parkinson’s associated with memory loss

Researchers say identifying people who have both the disease and memory problems can improve accuracy of diagnosis and treatments.

Battling the enigma Parkinson’s

As surgery and medicine evolve to deliver precise treatments, doctors are mapping the brain and solving the mysteries of this 'last frontier.'

Deep brain stimulation may ease Parkinson’s pain

Severity of pain may be decreased for years, but new aches may develop for many.

Soft spinal cord implants a possible step toward eliminating paralysis

Prosthetic device may have implications for a wide range of diseases including Parkinson’s.

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