Parkinson’s Disease Overview

Parkinson’s Disease

This video library contains lectures by The NeuroMedical Center’s Movement Disorder Specialists on topics pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, as well as patient testimonials, and other helpful resources. Browse the entire collection of videos by clicking at the top of the video player under “See Playlist.” The select a specific video, click on the topic of your choice.

About Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is a disorder of the nervous system. It affects movement, and it can interfere with your speech. It can severely impair your daily activities. Parkinson’s is most common in people age 50 or older, and more common in men.

Expert Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease at The NeuroMedical Center

The NeuroMedical Center offers 3 fellowship-trained movement disorder specialists, Dr. Gerald J. Calegan, Dr. Glenn Kidder, and Dr. Rebecca E. Whiddon who are Louisiana’s most skilled team of neurologists to expertly diagnose and treat Parkinson’s Disease.

These Parkinson’s disease specialists offer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a surgical option to control Parkinson’s symptoms. In fact, Dr. Calegan along with neurosurgeon, Dr. Paul J. Waguespack, developed Baton Rouge’s first and only Deep Brain Stimulation Program.

Every year, The NeuroMedical Center’s movement disorder specialist lead discussions on the newest revelations on Parkinson’s disease research and treatment options at the annual Parkinson’s Disease Conference held at Pennington Biomedical Center.