Archive | July, 2013

Parkinson’s Community Education Day 2013

July 26, 2013

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Registration now available for Parkinson’s Community Education Day on Saturday, October 12, 2013. This annual conference for individuals and families impacted by Parkinson’s, and all who are interested in learning more about the disease is co-hosted by the APDA Richmond Metro Chapter, APDA Information & Referral Center at UVA, PADRECC at McGuire VAMC and VCU […]

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Office closing week of July 29, 2013

July 25, 2013

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The VCU Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center academic offices will be closed the week of July 29 as we move to our new space. Clinical offices will remain open during this time for any patient related requests such as appointments or medication refills. Updated contact information for the PMDC is as follows: Physical address 6605 […]

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Metro Richmond Huntington Disease Support Group forming

July 11, 2013

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First meeting of the Metro Richmond Huntington Disease Support Group to be held on September 10, 2013. The group is intended for those impacted by Huntington Disease – individuals with the disease, family members and caregivers.  This first meeting will include discussion of how the attendees would like to see the support group should function […]

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Deep brain stimulation featured on NBC’s Today Show

July 11, 2013

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical intervention used to treat movement disorders such as essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and dystonia when the regimen of existing medications and the various rehabilitation strategies become less effective in managing symptoms. NBC’s Today Show highlighted the procedure on July 10, featuring Brad Carter, an actor/musician with essential tremor […]

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