Category Archives: Parkinson’s

Boxing-fitness: A new tool in battling Parkinson’s Disease

The Pioneer Press recently ran an article featuring a new boxing class offered by Title Boxing that is aimed at improving fitness and, it has been found, slowing the progression of Parkinson’s Disease. “Exercise is the closest thing we have … Continue reading

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Fox 9 News Story: Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Board Certified neurologist and movement disorder specialist Dr. Okeanis Vaou has had an ongoing passion for evaluating, treating and managing the medical care of people with movement disorders. Over the past year, she has worked closely with neurosurgeon Dr. Gregg Dyste … Continue reading

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Dr. Vaou Discusses Depression and Parkinson’s Disease on the Mary Hanson Show

Dr. Okeanis Vaou, neurologist at Noran Clinic and fellowship trained in sleep medicine and movement disorders, was interviewed by the Mary Hanson show previously to discuss the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Mary Hanson and her viewers were interested in … Continue reading

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Dr. Vaou interviewed about Parkinson’s Disease on KSTP

Although actor Robin Williams’ death was a result of depression, attention has also been brought to Parkinson’s Disease in light of learning of Williams’ diagnosis. In a brief interview to share more about this diagnosis and its relationship to depression, … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s and Sleep Disorders with Dr. Vaou

Dr. Okeanis Vaou, movement disorder and sleep medicine specialist at Noran Neurological Clinic, discusses sleep disorders in people with Parkinson’s Disease.  Video created by the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Minnesota Chapter.  

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Evening Out for Parkinson’s on July 24th, 2014

Join Dr. Okeanis Vaou and the National Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota this July 24th in Mendota Heights for an Evening Out for Parkinson’s!   For a printable PDF of this flyer, click here: Evening Out for Parkinson’s For more information or … Continue reading

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Meet our Movement Disorder & Parkinson’s Disease Subspecialists

We have 34 adult and pediatric neurologists at Noran Neurological Clinic, and all are very experienced in treating patients with neurological disorders of all kinds.  Furthermore, each of our providers is expertly trained in evaluating and treating patients with Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

  Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative brain disorder that causes impairment in motor functions, typically experienced as shaking or tremors, stiffness in the body and/or limbs, slowness of movement, and trouble with balance and falling.  In support of Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Vaou discusses non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s on The Mary Hanson Show

If you missed Dr. Okeanis Vaou’s discussion of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease on The Mary Hanson Show last night, you can watch it below.  You can also find the original on the Mary Hanson youtube channel here.  

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Dr. Vaou on the Mary Hanson Show tonight at 9pm CST

Tune in tonight at 9:00PM CST to Channel 6 MCN (Metro Cable Network) to watch Dr. Okeanis Vaou discuss the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease on The Mary Hanson Show.

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