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Carers Week 2017: Living with Parkinson’s together

Allan Voss is a husband, carer, lover, and friend of Shirley whom he has been married to for over 50 years. Allan recently shared with Parkinson’s Queensland the journey that he and his wife have undergone in the years since they have been living with Parkinson’s. In 2005 Shirley had an incident in her workplace which highlighted some symptoms that

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Research Participants Required: Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on gait in people with Parkinson’s disease

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is widely used in neuroscientific and clinical research and is known to improve movement abilities in people with and without Parkinson’s disease (PD). The aim of this research project is to examine whether gait and balance can be improved in people with and without PD using transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. Eligible participants: The study requires

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Improving postural stability and reducing falls risk in people with Parkinson’s disease using textured insoles.

You are invited to participate in a study that will improve our understanding of how to prevent falls in older people and people with Parkinson’s disease. Who is eligible? Community dwelling older people aged 55 to 85 years People with Parkinson’s disease without deep brain stimulation Able to walk without assistance What does this study involve for me? Some participants

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