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Parkinson’s Is On The Rise


412-837-2542

PD is the fastest growing neurological disorder. It progresses over time, hindering a person’s independence through increasing complications, and impacts the loved ones of people with Parkinson’s as well. Since the average age at onset is 60, and the median age of our community is 65, many physicians...


Facing the Challenges of Parkinson’s Disease

Boulder, CO
303-415-4515

The challenges faced by individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), even within their own homes, can be many and varied. PD is a disease that develops and worsens slowly over time. Symptoms range widely from motor symptoms (like tremors, coordination, balance, walking deficits, lack of facial expression,...


Every Nine Minutes a Parkinson Diagnosis is Given


Every nine minutes someone in our community is diagnosed with Parkinson Disease (PD). Chances are you or someone you know or love will be affected by the disease. PD is the fastest growing neurological disorder. Since the average age at onset is 60, and the median age of our community is 65, many...


Helping Individuals With Parkinson’s Disease


The challenges faced by individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), even within their own homes, can be many and varied. PD is a disease that develops and worsens slowly over time. Symptoms range widely from motor symptoms (like tremors, coordination, balance, walking deficits, lack of facial expression,...


How Can a Rehabilitation Hospital Help You and Your Family?


Deciding on care for a loved one with serious medical conditions can be confusing. In south central Pennsylvania, rehabilitation hospitals offer patients opportunities to move toward wellness and independence. An inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides physical medicine as well as rehabilitation...


PD Associated Risk Factors in Western PA


Western Pennsylvania is like the “perfect storm” in terms of risk factors for developing Parkinson’s disease. There are three primary risk factors that have been associated with PD: 1. Age (older persons at a higher risk) 2. Genetic Factors (mutations on certain genes which are common in two particular...


Parkinson’s Disease 101


Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second-most-common neurodegenerative brain disorder after Alzheimer’s. In his 1817 “Essay on Shaking Palsy,” James Parkinson first described PD as a disease. Now, 200 years later, PD is known to affect an estimated one million people in the US, with about 60,000 new...


"Lucien Leinfelder, the pianist who played through Parkinson's"


Living with Parkinson’s disease presents many challenges and no one understands this more than Lucien Leinfelder. Lucien has been battling Parkinson’s disease for almost 20 years. Mr Leinfelder is a noted concert pianist and artist who grew-up in in the Dallas area where he attended high school and...


A Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) Can Help Your Family!


When someone in your family is sick, your only concern is finding the best care for them! When you need a hospital that can give specialized, advanced care you may need a step above an ordinary hospital. A Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) is a hospital that offers specialized medical, nursing and...

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