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Rock Steady: How Ken Fights Back Against Parkinson’s

By |2018-09-05T14:46:32-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Rock Steady Boxing can help patients improve balance, strength, and agility. Ken Springer goes to the gym twice every week to box his enemy. But he’s not fighting against any ordinary opponent—this one is a degenerative movement disorder that causes a deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech, and sensory function. [...]

Growing Confidence after Parkinson’s Rehabilitation

By |2020-03-27T10:49:07-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Before the program, Mark Herman was falling frequently. “He was very unsteady,” his wife, Barbara, recalls. “Frankly, it was very frightening.” Mark, a Jackson resident, had been living with Parkinson’s disease for the past four years, and his now 72-year-old body was having difficulty performing everyday tasks. His recurrent falls were [...]

Concussion Rehabilitation After a Motor Vehicle Accident

By |2021-07-28T16:52:46-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

In January 2014, 35-year-old Michael Wachter lost control of his vehicle on an icy highway, leaving him with a shattered left collarbone. But following the accident, he didn’t realize he had experienced head trauma. “I was kind of out of it from the accident and the medicine for my [...]

Leon’s Cardiac Catheterization Detects 90% Blockage

By |2018-08-30T09:12:08-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Leon Rozenblat, 56, hadn’t been feeling well despite four stents his cardiologist had inserted and normal stress test results. Leon was experiencing a sense of pressure on his chest, constant fatigue, flushing and severe headaches. Unable to drive back to his cardiologist on Long Island, Leon made an appointment, at his wife’s urging, [...]

Coping with Concussion: Men and Women Recover Differently

By |2018-11-14T15:00:51-05:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , , |

Heads up! You’re sitting at your daughter’s soccer game when a ball gets kicked toward the sidelines. It strikes you in the side of the head. You’re caught off guard, but you shrug it off and send the ball back into play. Later in the day you develop a [...]


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