Posts Tagged ‘Parkinson’s disease’


Joan saves her voice

Joan saves her voice! At 65 Joan Norrie has been living with Parkinson’s for more than twenty years. The disease came upon her as a busy mum; she juggled work, family, and a complex medication regime until ultimately electing to undergo Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery in 2013. The positive…


Understanding the five stages of Parkinson’s

Understanding the five stages of Parkinson’s By Roisin McCormack Though progression can be expected to be different for each individual, Parkinson’s does follow a broad pattern and can be divided into five typical stages – known as the Hoehn and Yahr Scale, which is used by physicians across the world.…

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