Parkinson’s Specialist Care & Treatment in Tampa, FL
Parkinson’s Disease is one of the most recognized movement disorders as a result of media exposure. In recent years, celebrities like Michael J. Fox and Ozzy Osbourne have graciously shared their diagnosis of Parkinson’s with the world to promote increased awareness and research.
Most people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease are over 60 years old. However, it has been diagnosed in people younger. For example, Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the early age of 29 years old.
The search for a cure for Parkinson’s disease is ongoing. However, there are a variety of ways to help address this condition to reduce its overall impact and minimize symptoms to improve a patient’s quality of life.
When Should You Make an Appointment
with a Parkinson’s Doctor?
PD symptoms vary from person to person, which makes it challenging to differentiate Parkinson’s disease from other neurological conditions.
The specialized training in movement disorders that Neurologists receive equips them to efficiently diagnose and treat Parkinson’s.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, it’s important to schedule an appointment with a Neurologist.
- Muscle stiffness, or when muscles remain contracted for a long time.
- Slowness of movement, slower walking or reduced arm swinging when walking.
- Impaired balance and coordination, which may have led to falls.
- Tremor in hands or feet. Involuntary shaking when limbs are relaxed, that disappear during voluntary movement.
Schedule an appointment today with a specialist to get an expert opinion about your current condition and symptoms: (813) 876-6321
Receive Expert Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
With our Team
Parkinson’s disease patients can benefit greatly from treatment. There are available therapies, medicines, or in rare cases surgical treatment to relieve the discomfort and difficulties caused by some symptoms.
At Neurological Specialties it’s our mission to help our patients get the care they need. See what a difference our extensive experience helping patients manage and reduce some of the difficulties of living with Parkinson’s can make in your life.
The first step is to start with a thorough medical evaluation with a Neurologist.
To schedule an appointment today, please call (813) 876-6321 for more information.