Posted on April 26, 2022

IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney visits with Meal Lifter co-founder Anne Royer. Meal Lifter was born out of the need to create a functional eating space for Ann’s mother-in-law who had tremors from Parkinson’s disease. It’s a sturdy platform that holds and elevates a 9-inch plate, decreasing the distance from the plate to the mouth […]

Categories: Podcasts
Posted on March 2, 2022

Let’s Make ET the Talk of the Town, New Wrist Device Helps Calm Tremor, Take Our Survey to Help Us Plan Future Education Events.

Categories: Tremor Gram

Get Ready for National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, Steady Your Hands with Readi-Steadi, Participants Needed for Columbia At-Home Study

Categories: Tremor Gram

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 October 8, 2020

It’s a watch-like device that stimulates nerves in the wrist to interrupt, and therefore, calm tremors in the hands. Listen to this conversation about the Cala Trio from Cala Health CEO Renee Ryan.  

Categories: Podcasts
Posted on July 9, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has prompted the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) to re-evaluate its education and outreach programs. The main goal of these programs has always been to provide support and information to the essential tremor (ET) community, but now the top priority is to ensure the health and safety of the ET community while […]

Posted on April 4, 2018

It’s a common misdiagnosis. Someone notices a tremor in their hands or body and automatically they think they have Parkinson’s disease. Some have said their doctor prescribed a Parkinson’s disease medication for them until they discovered the correct diagnosis was essential tremor (ET). And sometimes a person is diagnosed with ET when they are actually […]

Categories: Education Seminars