Parkinson's Disease Treatment Options
There are many effective medications for treating Parkinson's disease symptoms. But since everyone is different, it may take several tries to find the best medication(s) and dose to treat your disease.
The right combination depends on your stage of Parkinson's disease and specific symptoms. To get the best results, it's important to consult a neurologist.
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has updated the suggested guidelines for treating Parkinson's disease. You can access them by clicking the links below.
There are several different surgeries that can be performed to improve the movement symptoms of Parkinson's disease, including DBS (deep brain stimulation). Learn more
A team approach to treatment is important with Parkinson's disease. Key team members are therapists who specialize in neurological (nervous system) rehabilitation--physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists--can help people with PD and their families manage the disease and make the most of wellness.