July 20, 2015 | Thomasine Williams of Sherwood was constantly washing her hands and arranging and rearranging items. She was unable to go anywhere in public without taking a towel to sit on. She balked at opening doors and using silverware at restaurants.
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is hosting a forum for all members of the public, including those living with Parkinson’s disease, their family members, doctors, nurses, other health care professionals and those interested in knowing more about the disease. The event will feature experts discussing the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Aug. 15, 2014 | Chronic pain had diminished the lives of both Steve Moore and Tony Yocom. Protégé, a new neurostimulation system implanted during surgery at UAMS, has given some of that life back.
UAMS Neurosurgeon First in Arkansas to Implant New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device to Alleviate Chronic Pain
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Erika Petersen, M.D., recently became the first neurosurgeon in Arkansas to implant in a patient the Protégé IPG device, the world’s first and only neurostimulation system that can be updated through software rather than surgery.