Patient Education Videos

Dr. Todd Golde discusses dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

McKnight Brain Institute Director Dr. Todd Golde discusses the challenges and prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and his hope for future research and treatment.

 

Psychosis in Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Below is a video presented as an interview between Dr. Melissa Armstrong and Dr. Wissam Deeb about the differences in different types of Dementia, specifically Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Dementia.  Dementia is defined as a change in memory and thinking  where memory and thinking is not as good as it used to be and that change is impacting everyday life.

 

Stem Cell Treatment in Parkinsons Disease

Below is a video presented as an interview between Dr. Aparna Wagle-Shukla and Dr. Wissam Deeb which discussed the use and prospects of Stem Cell Treatment in Parkinsons Disease.  Stem Cells are cells with the ability to generate all other cells in the body and are frequently used in various medical therapies. Stem cells can now be artificially grown and transformed into specialized cell types with characteristics consistent with cells of various tissues such as muscles or nerves.

What Is ALS?

UF Health neuromuscular neurologist Dr. James Wymer discusses the symptoms, prognosis and treatment options for ALS.

Recognizing Atypical Parkinsonism

The University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration is founded on the philosophy that integrated, interdisciplinary care is the most effective approach for patients with movement disorders and disorders involving a group of circuits in the brain called the basal ganglia. The Center delivers motor, cognitive and behavioral diagnoses as well as various treatments all in one centralized location. Care is coordinated and provided by leading specialists from many advanced medical and surgical services.

Therapy for Atypical Parkinsonisms (PT, OT, Speech)

Lisa Warren presents a talk on what PT, OT, and Speech Therapists can help patients with atypical parkinsonism improve.

Does insurance cover that? (Social Work FAQ)

Frances Rivera discusses home help, assisted living, and help from the community that patients with atypical parkinsonisms can look into.

 

Therapies and Research for Atypical Parkinsonisms

Dr. Armstrong presents a talk on what the latest therapies and research opportunities are for patients with an atypical parkinsonism.

Ask The Team – Q&A on Atypical Parkinsonisms

The attendees at the UF Health Atypical Parkinsonism Symposium had a wide variety of questions for the team.