Lourdes Health Talk

Latest Advances in Parkinson's Treatment

December 21, 201614 min
Each year more than six million Americans are diagnosed with a neurological disorder. In fact more than 144 million Americans will experience a neurological disorder, and this number is expected to rise as our population ages.Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex disorder of the brain. PD is primarily diagnosed clinically, which means your doctor figures out if you have Parkinson’s by watching you move and asking you about your experience.Listen as Dr. Jill Giordano Farmer, neurologist with Lourdes Health System as well as Drexel Neurosciences Institute, where she is director of Drexel's Movement Disorder and Parkinson's Disease Program, discusses what to know if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson's.

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