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Dr. Francisco Ponce Celebrates 1000th DBS Surgery

Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeon Francisco Ponce, MD, has reached an impressive surgical milestone, performing his 1,000th groundbreaking Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure for a Parkinson’s patient who traveled to Barrow in Phoenix from Reno. Dr….

Study: Warm Weather Does Not Worsen Low Blood Pressure in Parkinson’s Patients

Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH), or an abnormal drop in blood pressure when changing positions, is a common condition in people with Parkinson’s disease. Warm weather has been thought to make the condition worse, but few…

Legacy Care Program Helps Kingman Woman with Multiple System Atrophy

Doctors told Ann Rooney-Schweikle in August 2016 that she had Parkinson’s disease. But when medication failed to help, she suspected that she had been misdiagnosed. One year later, Rooney-Schweikle turned to the experts at the…

Legacy Care Program Improves Access to Parkinson’s Care

A new program at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is providing hope to its patients who have advancing Parkinson’s disease. The new Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Legacy Care Program provides patients with access to palliative…

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