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Parkinson's Disease (PD) Workshop

Date: Mar. 28th, 2020

Time: 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 6pm (8 hours, 8 CEU)

Price: OCTCM student: $180,

Public: $220

Location: Unit1A, 7100 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON L3R 8B5

About the instructor : Prof. Ragy Bishay Neuro-functional and sports performance practitioner "McMaster university " Professor of western medicine at college of TCM, Diploma of acupuncture,

Meditation facilitator "GMC"

Prof. Ragy Bishay, Neurology physician, M.D., From Ain Shams University of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt who is the delegated neurology consultant at the permanent medical committee of UN in Egypt and North Africa. He is also the responsible person of the neurology department at El-Italy hospital and the responsible person of the neurology department at El-Sanabel hospital, Cairo, Egypt. In addition, he is a member of (CONy): World Congress on Controversies in Neurology and member of NEI: neuro-science education institute (CA, USA)

Course Description:

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. As the disease worsens, non-motor symptoms become more common. The symptoms usually emerge slowly. Early in the disease, the most obvious symptoms are shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement and difficulty with walking. Thinking and behavioral problems may also occur. Dementia becomes common in the advanced stages of the disease. Depression and anxiety are also common, occurring in more than a third of people with PD. Other symptoms include sensory, sleep, and emotional problems. The main motor symptoms are collectively called "parkinsonism", or a "parkinsonian syndrome". The role of acupuncture will be hand to hand by Prof. Ragy with western medicine therapy for the treatment of Parkinson disease "east meets the west"

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