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Mindfulness -based group therapy sessions forming

July 20, 2015

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Our research trial of mindfulness-based therapy in individuals with Parkinson’s disease was a great success, and we’ve decided to launch a new clinical program at our center to continue to offer mindfulness-based group therapy. Dr. Lageman will lead an 8-week program.  The program is open to patients of the VCU Medical Center. The group will […]

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Deep Brain Stimulation Education program – South Hill

July 13, 2015

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Eye-tracking research featured in VCU News

June 15, 2015

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Over the past decade, Dr. Mark Baron, in collaboration with Dr. Paul Wetzel and George Gitchel with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at VCU, have investigated how eye movements are related to neurological movement disorders.  They have utilized an eye tracking device, that consists of a headband with two small cameras, recording how a volunteer’s […]

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Special Report: The roles of resilience and nonmotor symptoms in adjustment to Parkinson’s disease

May 28, 2015

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Special Report: The roles of resilience and nonmotor symptoms in adjustment to Parkinson’s disease by:  Andrea M. Shamaskin-Garroway, M.S. Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology Virginia Commonwealth University Clinical Health Psychology Intern VA Connecticut Healthcare System—West Haven, CT   VCU Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center (VCU PMDC) is committed to sharing results of our research projects […]

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Telemedicine services now available to Virginia’s Eastern Shore

April 9, 2015

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The VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center and Riverside Neurology Specialists – Eastern Shore have partnered to provide telemedicine appointments for movement disorders patients. Dr. Leslie Cloud is the movement disorders specialist at VCU who will is offering telemedicine consultations for Dr. Paschall’s patients. Dr. Cloud is a specially trained neurologist who has completed advanced […]

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Mindfulness group now available

April 2, 2015

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Our research trial of mindfulness-based therapy in individuals with Parkinson’s disease was a great success, and we’ve decided to launch a new clinical program at our center to continue to offer mindfulness-based group therapy. Dr. Lageman and Therese Cash, M.S. will lead an 8-week program.  The program is open to patients of the VCU Parkinson’s […]

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Parkinson’s Treatment Options

April 2, 2015

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We offer state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment options for Parkinson’s Disease.  Our movement disorders specialists are able to provide individual treatment recommendations and referrals as appropriate. Our center offers access to the most recently approved treatment options, including an extended release formulation of carbidopa/levodopa and carbidopa/levodopa enteral suspension.  Both of these drugs were approved by […]

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April 2015 Parkinson’s Events

April 2, 2015

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We are excited to participate in upcoming Parkinson’s Awareness Month events! Wed. April 8 – 1pm Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula Parkinson’s Awareness Day Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury, Irvington, VA Contact:  Rita DePew at (804) 435-9553 PMDC Representatives will be available to share information and resources. Sat. April 11 – 10am – Boardwalk Stroll and Roll Virginia Beach […]

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Name the app contest

April 2, 2015

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But we don’t have a name for it! Help us name the app! Our interdisciplinary team, led by Dr. Leslie Cloud, has received funding to develop a motor symptom app for smart phones. We are collaborating with the Computer Science program in the VCU School of Engineering and have already begun work on the project. […]

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 1, 2015

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Moving today towards a better tomorrow. The Virginia Commonwealth University Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center strives to be a premier model for improving the lives of individuals with movement disorders, their families and the community by its commitment to excellence in comprehensive interdisciplinary clinical care, translational research and education and outreach.

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