Renee Gauthier, RPT, MPH

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The list of symptoms for Parkinson’s disease can be overwhelming; tremors, rigidity, stooped posture, shuffling gait, balance and voice problems, swallowing issues and the inability to move. At Innergy Therapy Systems each individual’s concerns are addressed in one to one, customized treatment sessions. “My movements had been getting stiffer and … [Read more...]

Dancing for Those Who Cannot

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Kitty St. Amand, owner of Younger By Tonight Day Spa, is dancing for her favorite charity, Parkinson’s Resource Organization(PRO), at the 2015 Dancing with Our Stars Event. Said to be the best interactive gala in the desert area, the event features couples who dance to raise funds for their charity of choice. In addition to running a beautiful … [Read more...]

WE NEED YOUR VOTES TO WIN!!!

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Sunday, February 15th 2015 at Agua Caliente Casino: A Daytime event occuring on Saturday, February 15th at Agua Caliente Casino. Lunch tickets are $80 a person which includes a $20 vote donation to the dancer/charity of choice. YOU DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND THE EVENT IN ORDER TO VOTE! One vote will be cast for every $20 donation made to PRO. Tables … [Read more...]

DEPRESSION AND THERAPY FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S

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A person doesn’t have to have Parkinson’s to become depressed. From a survey taken in 2005 it indicated that about 6.7 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 and older have depression. Depression affects YOUR entire BODY not only your brain and behavior. Depression has been linked with Parkinson’s disease. Depression is its own health issue. When both … [Read more...]

NOVEMBER UPDATE ON PARKINSON’S “ROAD TO THE CURE”

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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) “…with adequate resources, persistence and luck, scientists can develop a drug for controlling mutant LRRK2…. controlling the function of mutant LRRK2 will become a reality” Making history, the PARKINSON’S ROAD TO THE CURE continues ….. LRRK2 and the Parkinson’s Connection Parkinson’s disease is a … [Read more...]

WHEN THE JAW JOINTS ARE IN REALLY BAD SHAPE

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Jeffrey L. Brown, DDS, MBA It does not happen too often, but there are times when the jaw joints are just really out of place and/or damaged beyond their ability to go back into normal anatomical position without a little help from the friendly surgeon. When the MRI shows that the articular disc inside the jaw joint is displaced to the … [Read more...]

RED MARBLES

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Abe Miller was bagging some early potatoes for me. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily apprising a basket of freshly picked green peas. I paid for my potatoes but was also drawn to the display of fresh green peas. I am a pushover for creamed peas and new potatoes. Pondering the peas, I couldn’t help … [Read more...]