About a year before my dad passed away, he and I were at the store about to enter the store to do some grocery shopping when comes along a lady stooped at 90 degree angle pushing a buggy full of groceries. My heart immediately sank at this site. This lady apparently had been shopping allContinue reading “Rare Dystonia Syndromes and Parkinson’s Disease: By Dr. De Leon”
“These cramps are crazy! But look on the bright side- at least is not a baby!” -unknown In the past, I have written about the different causes of leg and toe cramping in Parkinson’s disease. However, the number one cause of cramping in those of us who have had Parkinson’s disease for many years is actuallyContinue reading “#1 Cause of Cramping Toes & Legs In PD- By Dr. De Leon”
One of the biggest complaints I hear from people in PD support groups is a continuous relentless severe leg pain. Prior to a decade ago, I as all my fellow movement disorder specialist would have not thought leg pain to be a direct precursor of PD or an initial non-motor symptom. My grandmother often complainedContinue reading “How to Deal with the 6 Common Causes of Leg pain in PD? : By Dr. De Leon”
” I got bone spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle.” ~ unknown Neck pain is an extremely common problem which afflicts all of us who suffer from Parkinson’s disease at one time or another. Also is a frequent source of disability for those who have cervical torticollis, and generalized dystonia independent of etiology. The cause in both cases is increaseContinue reading “Tips to Prevent and Treat Neck Pain Caused by PD & Dystonia: By Dr. De Leon”
As the country has been hit by numerous winter blizzard storms keeping a large portion of the population in the north indoors going stir crazy while the northwest is affected by the pineapple express, here in the south well is anybody’s guess what the weather is going to be like from one minute to theContinue reading “Tips to side step most common travel- related headaches in PD patients: By Dr. De Leon”
Revisiting Pain in PD ….the 50 shades of Pain Experienced by Parkinson’s patients: By Dr. De Leon.