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Vimeo Video tag: Living Well Challenge

  • your-exercise-plan-for-your-parkinsons

    Your Exercise Plan for Your Parkinson’s

      Mike Studer discusses how to individualize an activity program that’s reasonable for you to achieve on a daily basis — highlighting strength, tremor, balance, posture and rigidity.

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    • anxiety-marijuana-and-pain-in-parkinsons-10-expert-answers-to-your-hard-questions

      Anxiety, Marijuana and Pain in Parkinson’s: 10 Expert Answers to Your Hard Questions

        Living with Parkinson’s disease can have wide-reaching effects on your body and impact on your daily life. This panel discussion features diverse perspectives from members of a Parkinson’s care team: movement disorder specialist, physical therapist and neuropsychologist.

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      • exercising-your-body-and-mind-tai-chi-for-enhancing-motor-and-cognitive-function-in-parkinsons-disease

        Exercising your Body and Mind: Tai Chi for enhancing motor and cognitive function in Parkinson’s disease

          Peter Wayne, PhD is the Founder and Director of the Tree of Life Tai Chi Center, the Director of Researcher for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In this Davis Phinney Foundation Living Well Challenge webisode, Dr. Wayne highlights the

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        • cognitive-and-non-motor-symptoms-of-parkinsons

          Cognitive and Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s

            Benzi M. Kluger, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver. In this Living Well Challenge™ webisode, Dr. Kluger discusses how cognitive and non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms affect quality of life and how they can be treated medically or with behavior modification or

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          • moments-of-victory-living-with-parkinsons

            Moments of Victory® Living with Parkinson’s

              Davis Phinney speaks on keys to living well today with Parkinson’s disease in this special Living Well Challenge™ webisode. Living well today encompasses so much more than managing symptoms; it’s about being engaged, staying connected, staying active and being courageous. This presentation will motivate you to create your own action

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            • parkinsons-medication-awareness-strategies

              Parkinson’s Medication Awareness & Strategies

                Graham Hughes of St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland offers essential information on how to get the most benefit from Parkinson’s medications. Dr. Hughes covers a range of topics, from timing of medications to the top 10 causes of worsening Parkinson’s symptoms. He provides timely recommendations for assessing one’s

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              • managing-parkinsons-with-the-mind-of-a-dancer

                Managing Parkinson’s with the Mind of a Dancer

                  David Leventhal is a founding teacher and Program Director for Dance for PD®, a collaborative program of the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group that has now been used as a model for classes in more than 300 communities in 25 countries. He leads classes for people with

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                • the-effects-of-forced-exercise-on-parkinsons-motor-and-non-motor-symptoms

                  The Effects of Forced Exercise on Parkinson’s Motor and Non-motor Symptoms

                    Jay L. Alberts, PhD, Edward and Barbara Bell Family Endowed Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Neurological Restoration, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, VA FES Center and Cleveland Clinic discusses his research into the effects of forced exercise on a range of Parkinson’s symptoms. Dr. Alberts’ talk compares

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                  • asleep-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs-for-parkinsons-disease

                    Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s Disease

                      David VanSickle, MD, PhD is one of a small but growing number of neurosurgeons in the US who is performing Asleep DBS surgery for Parkinson’s disease. Dr. VanSickle takes viewers into the operating room, where he discusses the history and application of DBS as a surgical therapy and shows some

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