Short podcasts, generally under 10 minutes, looking at all things Parkinson's. https://parkinsonsassociation.org
PASD Microcast #85 – DBS with Anna Manor of Boston Scientific
Deep brain stimulation is becoming a more and more popular treatment for some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. In this episode we speak with Anna Manor of Boston Scientific. Boston Scientific is one of the three companies providing most of the DBS equipment to Parkinson's patients. Anna talks about the new technologies Boston Scientific has to offer and what it's like to be in a patient's first programming session after the deep brain stimulation surgery.
For more on Boston Scientific's DBS program, click here:
PASD Microcast #84 – World Parkinson's Congress Wrap Up with Nurse Practitioner Sherrie Gould
The 6th World Parkinson's Congress wrapped up a few days ago in Barcelona and as we all return to our lives in San Diego we caught up with Nurse Practitioner Sherrie Gould to get her thoughts on being together with thousands of people all living with Parkinson's or trying to find a way to make living with Parkinson's easier. Or, better yet, find a cure.
PASD Microcast #83 – World Parkinson's Congress Day 2 with Chris Buscher, PASD's Executive Director
What are the benefits of having the administrative team from the Parkinson's Association of San Diego in Barcelona at the 6th World Parkinson's Congress? In this episode PASD Executive Director Chris Buscher give us his perspective on those benefits.
PASD Microcast #82 – World Parkinson's Congress Day 1 – With Parkinson's Advocate Ben Stecher
Meet Parkinson's advocate Ben Stecher. Ben was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2013 at age 29 and almost immediately realized that he had to learn as much about Parkinson's as humanly possible. His drive and tenacity led him to all corners of the world meeting with the most renowned experts – scientists, researchers, doctors, authors, and advocates. Two books and ten years later Ben is still at it, now as a patient advocate at Rune Labs.
Jeff sat down with Ben at the World Parkinson's Congress to hear a bit more about his story.
Ben's journey: https://tmrwedition.com/my-pd-journey/
More about Rune Labs: https://runelabs.io/
PASD Microcast #81 – World Parkinson's Congress Day 0 – Setup with Lisa Evans
The 6th tri-annual World Parkinson's Congress opened yesterday in Barcelona, Spain. Executive Director Chris Buscher, board member Lisa Evans, and Director of Operations Jeff Seckendorf are all at the WPC for different reasons. In this short, first episode from Spain, Jeff talks with Lisa about some of the chaos associated with getting the Mentor Program booth set up.
Check out the Parkinson's Association Mentor Program by clicking here.
PASD Microcast # 80 – Lisa Tataryn on Biofeedback
In this episode we explore biofeeback and neurofeedback with Lisa Tataryn.
Lisa is a Clinical Neuroscientist at the SMARTPD Program focusing on computational brain modeling for non-invasive interventions for tracking and managing Parkinon’s symptoms. She is a board-certified Neurofeedback practitioner and a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach specializing in Parkinson’s disease and the Bredesen Protocol for dementia prevention.
Join us to learn more about biofeeedback and neurofeedback for people with Parkinson's.
To check out Smart PD and contact Lisa, click here.