WPC 2016

Whole Body Vibration, Exercise May Improve Motor Performance In Parkinson's

Whole Body Vibration, Exercise May Improve Motor Performance In Parkinson's

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Pharmacologic intervention is the current standard of care for Parkinson's disease, yet medications frequently fail to control some symptoms, including tremor and postural instability.

Statin Therapy Recommended in Parkinson's Patients With Vascular Risks

Statin Therapy Recommended in Parkinson's Patients With Vascular Risks

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Vascular disease can have a negative impact on cognition and motor phenotype in PD.

Cognitive Training, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Cognition in Parkinson's

Cognitive Training, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Cognition in Parkinson's

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Cognitive training and tDCS, alone or combined, appear to benefit cognition and QOL in Parkinson's patients

Gait Characteristics Better Predict Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's

Gait Characteristics Better Predict Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's

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The standard MoCA evaluation was unable to predict decline in fluctuating attention and visual memory.

Alternative Therapies Deemed Effective for Parkinson's Symptoms

Alternative Therapies Deemed Effective for Parkinson's Symptoms

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Over fifty percent of respondents reported using 1 or more alternative therapies.

4th World Parkinson Congress: What to Expect

4th World Parkinson Congress: What to Expect

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The 4th World Parkinson Congress takes September 20-23, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.

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