Occasional trembling and shaky hands can occur at any age, but are more likely the older you get. Here are five things to keep in mind when you or a loved one notice a tremor.
A hand tremor, or unsteady or slow gait may prompt worries about Parkinson’s disease. Only a neurologist can distinguish it from other, less severe problems.
A new frameless platform makes deep brain stimulation treatment for Parkinson’s disease and other conditions much more comfortable for patients. Surgeons use deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat symptoms — usually tremors — that can’t be well-controlled with medication. It has been very helpful in controlling symptoms, but the patient has always had to endure … Read More
Lana Laurendeau can’t remember a time when her hands didn’t shake. For years, the shaking made it hard for her to eat without making a mess, drink from a glass without using both hands and put on jewelry. The shaking also made it increasingly hard for her to do her job as a professional hairdresser. … Read More