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Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis and meeting life head-on

Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease that has brought with it visual and auditory hallucinations as well as tremors. · Patty Miller | The Edmond Sun, published on 8/28/18 · A well-known illness can manifest itself unexpectedly through hallucinations, both visual and auditory. The non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis (PDP), a surprising…

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New Parkinson’s Disease Therapy eBook

As you may know, The Theracycle is a motorized therapy bicycle uniquely designed for individuals with PD (and other movement disorders). Because the Theracycle is motorized, it allows individuals to easily maintain the consistent pedaling cadence of forced exercise therapy. Research has shown that a therapy of assisted high-cadence cycling, referred to as “forced exercise,”…

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Boston Herald on Theracycle: “Parkinson’s sufferers will reap benefits”

Fans of the Theracycle will want to read this just-published (2-15-12) article written by Boston Herald business reporter Brendan Lynch titled “Exercise Bike Reinvented– Parkinson’s sufferers will reap benefits”  featuring an interview with Peter Blumenthal. Read on below or see the article at the BostonHerald.com website at  bit.ly/wPBTRa Boston Herald Exercise bike reinvented Parkinson’s sufferers will…

Value of Massage for People with Parkinson’s Disease

  Parkinson’s disease, which is also referred to as Parkinsonism is a disorder of the central nervous system, which progressively degenerates over time. In addition to its degeneration of the motor skills, Parkinson’s disease also causes rigidity of the muscles and stiffness of the body. Tremors, slow movements, rigidity, poor balance, and difficulty in walking…

Holiday Recommendations from an MD with PD

One of our favorite resources for events, programs and general information for the Parkinson’s community is the American Parkinson Disease Association. Here’s a timely post from their National Young Onset Center written by Marshall “Dopadoc” Davidson— a New Jersey-based M.D. who was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s disease back in 2005, when he was 44. Beyond…