National Day of Action

Today is the Parkinson's community's National Day of Action to support The National Plan to End Parkinson's Act (H.R. 8585/S. 4851)!Join us and learn about the ways you can make your voice heard today!We are asking you to help us flood the Capitol’s phone lines by calling your legislators to urge them support The National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act. With …

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A Trip is Not a Fall. Or is it?

Every time I see my Movement Disorders Specialist, I am always asked if I have fallen. As Parkinson's progresses, balance can become less automatic, with falls becoming commonplace. A person can fall because of postural instability caused by a stooped posture. Freezing of gait and ridigity can cause falls, as well as turning in place. …

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