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Great River Health Offers April 6 Parkinson's Program

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Parkinson’s Update, a program for people with Parkinson’s, their loved ones and others, is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Great River Health’s Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington.

The program will include information about treatments including deep-brain stimulation, medication and surgery, and research. It will end with a 30-minute demonstration of Great River Health Fitness’ Delay the Disease exercise class for people with Parkinson’s.

A Denmark, Iowa native, Royce Woodroffe, MD, will present the update. He is a fifth-year neurosurgery resident at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and a member of the design team for an intradural spinal cord stimulator: Iowa Patch 2.0.

Registration is required by Monday, April 1. Call 319-768-4191. The $7 fee includes a box lunch.