Movement Disorders Specialist to discuss Understanding and Treating Pain in PD, Friday, Online, May 8, 10:30am

Movement Disorders Specialist to discuss Understanding and Treating Pain in PD, Friday, Online, May 8, 10:30am

Join a free national webinar, hosted by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)-Northwest Chapter, on Friday, May 8, from 10:30-11:30am. The program is designed for those living with or caring for someone with Parkinson’s and will help participants understand the causes of pain in Parkinson’s, and how this pain can be treated. The program is free, but preregistration is required.

We have extensive, curated resources on many symptoms of Parkinson’s on our website. Our section on Pain includes abundant resources that can be reviewed online or downloaded to share with others. Please be certain to review any changes in pain levels, reactions to medications taken to manage pain, or treatment options for pain with your physician.

Pain in PD is one of the most frequent but ignored non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Pravin Khemani, MD, from the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle (and, previously, a long-time Movement Disorders Specialist at Stanford) will review the causes of pain in PD and talk about treatment strategies for relieving the pain.  Here are the program details:

When: 
 Friday, May 8, 10:30-11:30am (Pacific Daylight Time)

Where:  
The program will be presented online and the recording will be archived. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Note that if you are new to using the webinar software employed you will need to download the software prior to the webcast.

Register online, or call 1-800-223-2732.

Note that the program will also be offered live on Facebook

Learn more about Dr. Khemani