Press play below to listen in as Dr. Sarah King, PT, DPT recaps lessons learned from the 4th World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon:
(You can also watch on YouTube by clicking here)
Outline of Topics Discussed:
2:28 - Dr. Okun and Dr. Bloem talk about Coordinating our Care without overwhelming you (as a person with PD) with doctors, resources, or medications.
4:07 - What to keep in mind, ask, and implement during your healthcare appointments
6:45 "Those who fight their diagnosis have a poorer prognosis" ~Dr. Bloem (What he means and what to do about it!)
8:10 - What to ask instead of "What does my future hold?"
10:30 - How crucial is using music in therapy for Parkinson's? (Discussion by Matt Ford, PT)
12:30 - The future of healthcare: Telemedicine (and how to access a Movement Disorder Specialist from home)
16:02 - Importance of having a Movement Disorder Specialist on your team
16:45 - Who else should be part of your Parkinson's Healthcare Team? ("New Kids on the Block")
18:03 - Vital information for anyone with Parkinson's going to see the dentist
19:28 - A PWPs perspective: Hans Holtslag answers "How much is too much? How do we avoid overwhelming PWPs with resources and information?"
21:00 Interested in the Parkinson's Booster Program? Head over to www.InvigoratePT.com/booster to learn more about how you can boost your strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, and coordination from home, yet feel fully supported along the way.