Stanford University and Brain Support Network are co-hosting
another webinar next month on treating progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, and corticobasal degeneration. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27th, 3-4pm PT. Please register in advance.
Treating PSP, MSA, and CBD – What can be done?
Wednesday, February 27, 3-4pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Brent Bluett, DO, movement disorders specialist, Stanford Movement
Dr. Bluett will address these topics:
* What symptoms of PSP, MSA, and CBD are amenable to improvement?
* How can physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise, and
assisted devices help?
* What about eye movement training?
* What about botox?
* What are some eating and drinking strategies?
* How can you ask your neurologist about these treatments?
Those coping with advanced Parkinson’s Disease or Lewy body dementia may find some aspects of this webinar useful.
Register in advance for this (free) webinar.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the webinar.
Further details on the speaker:
The speaker is Dr. Brent Bluett, a movement disorders specialist at
Stanford University. He is an expert on atypical parkinsonism
disorders. He is the director of the Stanford Center of Excellence
for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Dr. Bluett’s research focuses on
fall prevention in all movement disorders. He received NIH grant
funding to explore freezing of gait in Parkinson’s Disease, in order
to better understand the underlying pathophysiology.
Further details on the webinar host:
The webinar will be hosted by Sharon Reichardt Walker, whose late
husband Den had progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), confirmed
through brain donation. She is a longtime member of Brain Support
Network, a nonprofit focused on the four atypical parkinsonism
disorders, including PSP, multiple system atrophy, corticobasal
degeneration, and Lewy body dementia. Sharon has spoken about the
importance of brain donation for research and the challenges of being a PSP caregiver to support groups and conferences.
There will be time for questions-and-answers with Dr. Bluett and Ms.
If you can’t make it on February 27th, we encourage you to register
for the webinar so that you will be alerted when the recording is
Brain Support Network, the co-organizer, will be posting notes from
Dr. Bluett’s presentation and the Q-and-A to its website within a few
days of the webinar.
Please contact Robin Riddle, Brain Support Network.