Comprehensive Care for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
At the Northwestern Medicine Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, our goal is to help our patients manage their disease and improve their quality of life by reducing symptoms, preventing complications and providing support and assistance to patients and their families. We achieve this though:
Our multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders includes the collaboration of experts in the fields of neurology, psychiatry, nursing, genetics and social work, in one convenient location in downtown Chicago. We also offer rehabilitation, wellness and support services in the in the northern suburbs.
Tailored treatment plans may include:
Research and Clinical Trials
Our patients benefit from ongoing clinical trials through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, one of the nation's premier institutions for movement disorders research. To learn more about participating in clinical trials, please call 312-503-0755, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) as a worldwide Center of Excellence. We offer comprehensive care for Huntington’s Disease, and are one of a few Wilson Disease Centers of Excellence in the world.
Our mission is to provide innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. We aim to promote health, education and support for patients, caregivers, family members, healthcare providers, and the community, and to conduct pre-clinical and clinical research in order to extend the knowledge and treatment of movement disorders.
Meet Our Team
Rock Steady Boxing Opening Location on Northside of Chicago (more info)
2015 PD Support Group Schedule for Deerfield and Northbrook (more info)
Second City gives Improv lessons to Parkinson's patients
RIC's Research Study: Cycling in Parkinson's Disease. For more information on how to participate contact Michael Schmitt at 312-238-2845 (more info)
In the News
Rescuing Damaged Neurons in Parkinson's Disease
March 14, 2016
Yoga Versus Resistance Training in Mild to Moderate Severity Parkinson’s Disease: A 12-Week Pilot Study
Medicinal Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease: Practices, Beliefs, and Attitudes Among Providers at National Parkinson Foundation Centers of Excellence
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