Our doctors, Dr. Irene Oh, Dr. Anchi Wang, and Dr. Abigail Lawler, are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders, offering a wide variety of treatment options beyond traditional medical management for Parkinson’s Disease including programming and management of Deep Brain Stimulation and the Duopa LCIG infusion pump. We can help you find answers about Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders. Call (760) 631-3000 to schedule your appointment with one of our specialists.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and is characterized by bradykinesia (slowness of movements), rigidity (stiffness), rest tremor, and postural instability (gait imbalance). PD affects 1 in 100 people over age 60 years. At least 1 million people in the United States and 7-10 million people worldwide have PD. You can find out more about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorder by visiting Parkinson’s Foundation and International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
Medications to avoid for patients with Parkinson’s disease or Parkinsonism
- Consider yourself ALLERGIC to DEMEROL if you are taking Azilect
(Rasagiline) or Zelapar (Selegiline)