Posted on October 6, 2021

TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2021 /CNW/ – A second-generation, streamlined and battery-free stabilizing glove that can adapt to a wider range of hand tremors in people with Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s disease has been developed by Canadian company Steadiwear Inc.

Categories: In the News
Posted on August 10, 2021

By Dr. Albert Fenoy,Director, Deep Brain Stimulation ProgramAssociate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryMcGovern Medical SchoolThe University of Texas at Houston Patients with essential tremor (ET) usually present with hand tremor, an involuntary shaking of the hands dependent on position. However, head tremor can also develop in the course of ET or present as a singular symptom. […]

Shaky hands are not a sign of aging. And a shaky head is not a sure sign of Parkinson’s disease. An involuntary shaking of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk can be a sign of essential tremor (ET). ET is one of the most common movement disorders in the world, and the most common […]

Categories: ET Awareness, ET News
Posted on August 21, 2020

IETF scholarship recipient Brandon Staple plans to become a neuropsychologist, and deliver the next generation of medication, therapies and surgical options for ET.

Posted on June 10, 2020

Manus Neurodynamica, a medical technology company, has raised £750,000 in a financing round to support the rollout of NeuroMotor Pen, a digital pen with a patented sensor technology to help diagnose at early stages movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease. The funding, worth about $950,000, will also be used to develop new technologies with clinical applications. The NeuroMotor Pen […]

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Posted on May 30, 2019

The question about whether or not to exercise if you have essential tremor comes up often. This article was written several years ago by Dr. Jankovic, who serves on our medical advisory board. But the information is worth reprinting. By Joseph Jankovic, M.D.Director, Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College […]

Posted on March 18, 2019

March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month and throughout the month we will be shining a light on people who have essential tremor. Everyone has a story to tell. We hope that these stories will resonate with others, validating the everyday struggles people with ET feel physically and emotionally. As we shine a light on […]

Posted on March 6, 2019

March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month and throughout the month we will be shining a light on people who have essential tremor. Everyone has a story to tell. We hope that these stories will resonate with others, validating the everyday struggles people with ET feel physically and emotionally. As we shine a light on […]

By Dr. Rodger Elble,Department of Neurology,Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Preparing for your visit with a movement disorder specialist will increase the odds of accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment at an affordable cost. A complete and accurate medical history is crucial. Here are some things you can do to facilitate a successful clinic visit. […]