Archives for June 2020

June 2020 Webinars about Parkinson’s

June 2020 Webinars about Parkinson’s

You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in June 2020…

What a Pain! Understanding and treating pain in PD – Webinar notes

What a Pain! Understanding and treating pain in PD – Webinar notes

In early May, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Northwest Chapter offered a webinar on understanding and treating pain in Parkinson’s disease (PD), featuring Dr. Pravin Khemani, a Movement Disorders Specialist. He discussed causes of pain in PD, treating pain by optimizing treatment of PD, and treatment strategies for pain in PD from other causes. We at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach viewed the webinar and are sharing our notes.  

The Mind Body Problem: Motivation, Exercise, and Parkinson’s – Webinar Notes

The Mind Body Problem: Motivation, Exercise, and Parkinson’s – Webinar Notes

On May 4th,Parkinson and Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance presented a webinar entitled, “The Mind Body Problem: Motivation, Exercise, and Parkinson's.”  Doctors tell those with Parkinson's to exercise.  There are countless studies that document the benefits of physical activity.  However, for many, it can be hard to begin or maintain an exercise regimen.  This is called the "mind body problem."