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Painful Muscle Spasm, A Common Complaint Of Parkinson Disease Patients

Painful Muscle Spasm, A Common Complaint Of Parkinson Disease Patients

Parkinson Disease San Antonio By:  Dr. Vikki Alvarez In the U.S. Parkinson Disease, or PD, is the second most common neurodegenerative disease (next to Alzheimer Disease).  More than 50,000 patients are diagnosed  annually.  While the majority of the patients are over the age of 60, about 4-10% patients are considered young onset (diagnosed prior to age 40).  While tremor is the universal s...


Excessive Salivation, a symptom that you should discuss with your neurologist – Neurologist San Antonio – Health Care News San Antonio

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Excessive Salivation, a symptom that you should discuss with your neurologist - Neurologist San Antonio - Health Care News San Antonio Does your saliva flow on the side of your mouth? Do you find yourself frequently wiping the edge of your mouth?                                                                            ...


Have you heard of Botox ® for neck pain? – Neurology San Antonio – Health Care News San Antonio

Have you heard of Botox ® for neck pain? – Neurology San Antonio – Health Care News San Antonio

Have you heard of Botox ® for neck pain? - Health Care News San Antonio Do you suffer from painful spasm of your neck muscles? Does your head or neck tilt to one side? You may be suffering from Cervical Dystonia. Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a painful condition in which the muscles in your neck contract involuntarily, causing your head to twist or turn to one sid...


Airforce Doctor Tackles Movement Disorders – Neurologist San Antonio – Health Care News San Antonio

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Airforce Doctor Tackles Movement Disorders - Health Care News San Antonio - Air Force doctor tackles movement disorders - Health Care News San Antonio From http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123126489 by Sue Campbell 59th Medical Wing Public Affairs Health Care News San Antonio 12/3/2008 -  LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS) -- A neurologist at San Antonio Military Medical C...


Shake Your Depression Office with Physical Therapy – Health Care News San Antonio

Shake Your Depression Office with Physical Therapy – Health Care News San Antonio

Shake Your Depression Office with Physical Therapy -  Health Care News San Antonio - Business News San Antonio By Vikki Alvarez, MD Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that can disable the patient not only physically, but also emotionally. As the second most common neurodegenerative disorder that presents in Neurology clinic, it is not uncommon to see PD patients suffer...


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