Parkinson’s Disease Signs and Symptoms: Before the Diagnosis

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Memorial
Featured speaker:

Mindy K. Bixby, DO

Specialties:
  • Neurology

Dr. Mindy Bixby received her Doctorate of Osteopathy from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. She completed her residency in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Bixby remained at Georgetown-National Rehabilitation Hospital for her fellowship in Neurorehabilitation and completed a second fellowship in Movement Disorders at Georgetown University Hospital. She is the clinical co-director of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association and Referral Center of Orange County. Her clinical experience includes caring for patients at all levels of Parkinson’s disease with a multidisciplinary approach including medical management, physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Podcast Summary

Neurologist, Mindy Bixby, DO, discusses the early signs and symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, commonly referred to as non-motor symptoms.

Dr. Bixby explains how to identify and differentiate these symptoms from other disorders and when it's time to visit your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.

She also covers therapy and treatment options if diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease or other movement disorders.