Animation - Treatment and Management of Parkinson’s Disease

This animation explains the current treatments used for Parkinson’s disease (PD): medication, surgery, and supportive therapies. The goals of treatment are to manage symptoms and minimize side effects. Seeing your doctor often, having your medications adjusted regularly, and telling your doctor about changes and side effects are very important for best managing Parkinson’s disease.

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Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Prime Medic Inc., in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie Inc. and Acorda Therapeutics Inc.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Prime Medic Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.