PD SELF tab 9 – suggested Webinars and Videos

Davis Phinney Foundation https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/resources/video-library/ 


A Parkinson’s Journey: The Art of Mindful Pivoting 
Kevin Kwok, PWP and board member of DPF 
An explanation of five steps of mindful pivoting. https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/parkinsons-journey-art-mindful-pivoting/

Parkinson’s 101
Dr. Thomas Davis, head of the Movement Disorders Center at Vanderbilt 
Great basic information. 2017 https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/parkinsons-101/

Your Exercise Plan for Parkinson’s
Mike Struder, PT at Northwest Rehabilitation Associates
Highlights exercises to help with balance, posture and rigidity. 2017 https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/exercise-plan-parkinsons/

Navigating the Parkinson’s Disease Labyrinth
Dr. Melanie Brandebur, neurologist in Sunnyvale, CA
A discussion on how to assembly your health care team. 2015 https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/navigating-parkinsons-disease-labyrinth/

Exercising Your Body and Mind: Tai Chi for Enhancing Motor and Cognitive Function in Parkinson’s Disease
Peter Wayne, founder and director of The Tree of Life Tai Chi Center, director of Research for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
Dr. Wayne highlights to positive effects of exercising both mind and body. https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/exercising-body-and-mind-tai-chi-with-parkinsons/

The Parkinson’s Life Style Tool Kit
Covers medication awareness, medical support, nutrition, exercise, CAM and well-being therapies. 

Resiliency as a Tool for Living Well with Parkinson’s
Susan Imke, FNP, GNP, Kane Hall Barry Neurology
Discusses healthy approaches for leveraging your strengths to handle the ups and downs of PD. 

Moments of Victory: Living with Parkinson’s
Davis Phinney. 
Davis Phinney challenging those with PD to live their best life. https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/davis-phinney-keynote-moments-of-victory/

Cognitive and Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, assistant professor of neurology and psychiatry, University of Colorado
Issues such as depression, sleep, fatigue, social isolation, and compulsive behaviors are discussed. https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/cognitive-and-nonmotor-symptoms-of-parkinsons/

Parkinson’s Research Update: Marching Upward and Onward
Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, Baylor College of Medicine
An update on research and medications. https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/video/parkinsons-research-update-marching-upward-and-onward/

The Parkinson’s Foundation



In order to view these videos, user must fill out a registration form. Once completed, videos can be either viewed or slides can be read. No cost associated.

Non-Motor Symptoms: What’s New? 
Ronald Pfieffer, MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, OHSU Parkinson Center, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence
January 2019
A discussion on the significance of non-motor symptoms and recommendations on how to manage them. 

Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with Parkinson’s
Suketu Khandar, MD, medical director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorder’s Program
March 2017 

Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease
Joseph Friedman, MD, director, Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital and Brown University
January 2016 

Michael J. Fox Foundation


In order to view these videos, user must fill out a registration form. Once completed, videos can be viewed. No cost associated. https://www.michaeljfox.org/page.html?hot-topics-webinar-series&navid=webinar-series

Sleeping Well with Parkinson’sMichael Sweet Sr., PWP, Parkinson’s policy and advocacy volunteer, MJJF; Carlos Singer, MD, professor of neurology and director of the Division of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, University of Miami; Aleksandar Videnovic, MD, associate professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School, director, Program on Sleep, Circadian Biology and Neurodegeneration, Massachusetts General Hospital
December 2018 
Panel discussion on sleep disturbances and how to manage them. 

Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease: The Jimmy Choi Story

Jimmy Choi, currently on the MJJF board and competitor, American Ninja Warrior June 2018 

Keeping Step with Parkinson’s: Balance, Posture and Gait
Norma Selming, PWP; Chris Hass, PhD, associate professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration; John Nutt, MD, co-founder and director emeritus, Oregon Health and Science University 
September 2107 

Challenges and Treatments of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease
Rachel Dolhun, MD, vice president of medical communications, MJJF
June 2017 
Discussion on the diagnosis of PD before the age of 50. 

Complementary Medicine
Gary Vallat, PWP, diagnosed in 2008; Danny Bega, MD, instructor in the Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Laura Mischley, ND, NPH, PhD candidate, assistant research scientist, Bastyr University Research Institute
March 2017
Discussion of acupuncture, herbs, vitamins and diet. 

Is Exercise as Important as the Pills You Take?
Nancy Edmonds, PWP; Helen Bronte-Stewart, John E. Cahill Family Professor and director of the Stanford Movement Disorders Center, Stanford University; Lisa Shulman, professor of neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine 
January 2015
Panel discussion on just how important exercise is in your battle with PD.