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Wellness Wednesday’s

ARE YOU WATCHING OUR WELLNESS WEDNESDAY’S VIDEOS? Wellness Wednesday’s videos are hosted by Parkinson’s NSW and feature Exercise Physiologist Alyson Blanks and other Parkinson’s health professionals. Topics include short […]

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Parkinson’s Nurses in Action – Brian

PARKINSON’S SPECIALIST NURSES IN ACTION Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses are highly trained and experienced nurses based in communities of need. They are dedicated to supporting local people […]

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Parkinson’s Community Heroes

PARKINSON’S COMMUNITY HEROES OFF TO A GOOD START Parkinson’s NSW this year launched the Parkinson’s Community Heroes program to  both commemorate Parkinson’s Awareness Month and provide […]

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Bradykinesia

BRADYKINESIA = SLOW MOVEMENT Bradykinesia implies slow movement and reduced size of movement rather than a drawn out starting of movement. It can affect one limb, […]

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Antioxidants may lower risk of Parkinson’s

ANTIOXIDANTS MAY LOWER RISK OF PARKINSON’S By Diana Campelo Delgado, PhD A diet rich in antioxidants like vitamin C and E may lower a person’s risk of […]

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Bob McDonald Bega Valley Support Group

AFTER 12.5 YEARS AS LEADER, BOB MCDONALD STEPS DOWN FROM LEADING BEGA VALLEY SUPPORT GROUP Growing up in the Mallee country of South Australia as one […]

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Exercises to improve gait

Exercises to improve gait Parkinson’s causes changes in walking.  This occurs due to the nervous system not being able to send the messages correctly to the […]

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Parkinson’s Nurses in Action – Brian and Barbara Grant

Parkinson's Nurses in Action Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses are highly trained and experienced nurses based in communities of need. They are dedicated to supporting local people living […]

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Community Heroes program continues to generate publicity

COMMUNITY HEROES PROGRAM CONTINUES TO GENERATE PUBLICITY The Parkinson’s Community Heroes program launched in April 2021 (Parkinson’s Awareness Month) continues to pay off in publicity and […]

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COVID-19 vaccine safe for people living with Parkinson’s

STUDY SHOWS COVID-19 VACCINES ARE SAFE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S A study authored by a group of Parkinson’s experts – including neurologist Professor Bastiaan ‘Bas’ […]

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Exam could lead to diagnosis

Eye exam could lead to early Parkinson's diagnosis A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of […]

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Support Group network continues to grow

Support Group network continues to grow. Parkinson’s NSW has more than 87 Support Groups, including 17 Carer Support Groups. Of those, 25 Groups are in metropolitan areas […]

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