a doctor tell a patient that they have parkinson's

The Dread of Diagnosis

Here’s a story you may relate to… You have been feeling some minor shaking or a little bit of stiffness in your hand or in just a finger for a…

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deep brain stimulation for people with Parkinson's

What’s it like to get DBS surgery?

In December 2018, I had Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. It was quite the experience, and my family and friends were in awe, not only…

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Are you a Parkinson’s Warrior?

Ever since I developed this website, people have asked me: “what is a Parkinson’s Warrior,” and “How do I know if I am one?” I’m here to dispel any myths…

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Parkinson’s Warrior Book Now Available!

I’m proud to announce the release of my new book, Parkinson’s Warrior: Fighting Back and Taking Control. Here is the description! Nick Pernisco was busy with a promising academic career…

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The Journey To Take Back My Life Has Begun

“a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Laozi As I begin my journey to have Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to help alleviate my Parkinson’s symptoms,…

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