Most people don’t think about their balance until they take a spill. But that’s common: One in 4 adults 65 and older falls each year. Twenty percent of those spills result in serious injury, such as a hip fracture or head injury. The good news? You can reduce your risk of falling with what experts call balance training.… Full Story>
Archives for January 2023
“Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension (nOH) and Parkinson’s” – Webinar notes
In mid-November the Davis Phinney Foundation hosted a webinar on Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension (nOH), or low blood pressure due to dysfunctioning of the autonomic nervous system, which is commonly experienced by people with Parkinson’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, and multiple system atrophy (MSA).
The speaker, movement disorders specialist Salima Brillman, explained what nOH is and shared lifestyle changes and medication treatments. Dr. Brillman answered questions from the moderator and listeners throughout the webinar. Read more to learn what Dr. Brillman emphasized.… Full Story>
January 2023 – Parkinson’s Webinars and Virtual Meetings with Speakers
Every month, Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach produces a list of Parkinson’s-related webinars and virtual meetings with speakers. Here’s our January 2023 list.
January 2023 – Caregiver Webinars and other Virtual Events
Every month, Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach produces a list of Parkinson’s-related webinars and virtual meetings with speakers. Here’s our January 2023 list.… Full Story>