This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic Expedites Patient Treatment At Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

The clinic is held on Thursdays and four Barrow neurologists manage the multidisciplinary assessments of patients. Before patients see the neurologists, they are provided comprehensive education about the treatment by fulltime educators.

"One of the most important aspects of the clinic is to manage the expectations of patients," says Margaret Anne Coles, program manager at the Ali center. "Many of these patients have never received basic information about Parkinson's and so we provide a lot of support and information, not only about DBS, but about the disease in general."

Dr. Dhall explains that the Barrow doctors immediately establish communication with the physicians who have referred their patients to the Ali center. "We focus on keeping the patient's referring doctors in the loop at all times, so that the patient has another medical resource during their recovery."

Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona is an internationally renowned medical center that offers care for people from throughout the world with brain and spine diseases, disorders and injuries. U.S. News & World Report routinely lists St. Joseph's as one of the top hospitals in the nation for neurological and neurosurgical care.

SOURCE Barrow Neurological Institute

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
2 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,080.14 +21.45 0.12%
S&P 500 2,117.69 +4.76 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,092.0850 +36.0220 0.71%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs