Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about Complementary Therapies and Parkinson’s Disease in Palo Alto, October 10

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about Complementary Therapies and Parkinson’s Disease in Palo Alto, October 10

Veronica Santini, MD, MA, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about Complementary Therapies and Parkinson’s disease at the Palo Alto Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) support group on Tuesday, October 10, 6:30-8:15pm, in the Board Room at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. The event is free and open to those diagnosed with PD by the age of 50 or younger and their family members. An RSVP 24 hours in advance is requested by the group leader, Martha Gardner.

Dr. Santini will be discussing complementary treatment options for those living with Parkinson’s disease or atypical parkinsonism, including the use of vitamins, herbal supplements and exercise in conjunction with traditional therapies such as medications or surgery. She is an enthusiastic supporter of a holistic approach involving the best options to maintain and improve the patient’s quality of life.
Visit our page on complementary therapies to learn more.

Dr. Santini specializes in the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and the atypical parkinsonism disorders.  While her talk will focus on complementary therapies, she will answer audience questions on other PD-related topics.