Game of Parkinson’s

With apologies to Game of Thrones The back-to-back surgeries in the Twitchy household created an activity void that needed to be filled. And so, start-from-scratch binge-watching of Game of Thrones (GOT) filled the void. And that created two addicts; and the addicted need their fix. And so, when we arrived in S. Korea for a …

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WPC Day 1

It's liberating.  When the dance class is going on, there are no patients.  They are dancers David Leventhal Day one dawned bright and early.  First sessions at 8:00 am.  I got there at 8:15 and could not get into the yoga session.  That was indicative about most of the day.  Many sessions were standing room only …

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Defined by her Art

Alison Paolini was an artist who happened to have Parkinson's Disease.  Several months ago I was asked to contact her because she wanted to sell some of her artwork to benefit people with Parkinson's Disease.  She had illustrated two books written by Kirk Hall several years ago titled  Carson and His Shaky Paws Grampa and Carina and …

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Did Trauma during Childbirth set off her YOPD?

I met Lisa Boyd in boxing classes several months ago.  She is in her late 40's, and it was sad to see her come in to class with a walker.  After a few weeks of exercise, she left the walker behind and began using only a cane.  Like many with Young Onset PD, it took a …

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