PD Outliers

John Ball—The Iron Man of Parkinson's: Getting Through Early Onset PD, Customizing Medication, and the Athletic Mindset

John Ball—The Iron Man of Parkinson's: Getting Through Early Onset PD, Customizing Medication, and the Athletic Mindset

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John Ball is one of the most prolific marathon runners with Parkinson's in the world. Since turning 51 John has completed over 25 solo-marathons, numerous team events, and one thirty-one mile ultra-marathon in the high, dry Californian desert. He is also a motivational speaker at Parkinson's support groups up and down the west coast. 

God, 40 Years of PD, and Self-Care with Japan's Dr. Yoshiko Okada

God, 40 Years of PD, and Self-Care with Japan's Dr. Yoshiko Okada

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Yoshiko Okada is a physician and the head organizer of the 2nd Japan Parkinson Congress (JPC). 

She’s also had PD for 40 years.

I met Yoshiko a few weeks ago when I presented PD Movement Lab at the Congress in Tokyo, and I was amazed by her condition...