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Items Tagged ‘Parkinson’s Disease’

October 13th, 2017

Outdoors Enthusiast Uses Exercise to Curb Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

  Mountain biker, hiker and skier Robert Berlin, M.D., was just 53 when he began experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Today, thanks to health care tailored to his lifestyle, he remains active and optimistic.

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Tags: Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, Dr. Rodolfo Savica, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease


December 23rd, 2012

Repaying a gift: Scholarship recipient says thanks in a special way

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

What goes around … Joe Lueken got control of his tremors thanks to a new technique and a student he had helped with a scholarship.

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Tags: 2983, 3872, Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Jeremy Fogelson, Joe Lueken, Mayo Clinic, Parkinson's Disease, tremors


March 8th, 2012

Seeing the Light Helps Parkinsonism Patient Walk

By stacytheobald stacytheobald

It began with a headache in 2007. That was followed by weakness on his left side, a slight slurring of his speech and tremors. Doctors thought Wayne Puckett, then 42 and a father of five, had suffered a stroke. But over the next two years, the headaches persisted. Complicated migraine was the new diagnosis. But […]

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Tags: 2983, 5292, 5334, Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonism, stroke, Wayne Puckett


February 10th, 2010

Head and shoulders above the rest

By CSMMayo csmmayo

My 80-year old mother saw Dr. William Tatum in Neurology last week. She suffered a fall at home, resulting in several broken bones and a brain injury. From the minute he walked in the door, Dr. Tatum was positive, upbeat and professional. He spent time understanding her history and making prioritized recommendations for her care […]

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Tags: 2983, 3872, 5292, 5334, Deep Brain Stimulation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Patient Story


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