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UH Doctors to Highlight Free Essential Tremor Seminar

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Do you have the “shakes”? Did you know that a condition called essential tremor is very common and effects 4% of all people over the age of 40 and can impact young adults and children as well?

If you have tremors, you don’t need to suffer. There are treatments that can significantly reduce and in some cases eliminate your tremors.

You can learn more about essential tremors at a free seminar featuring two University Hospitals Neurological Institute physicians Saturday, April 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Airport Marriott, 4277 W. 150th St., Cleveland. Check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.

Sponsored by the International Essential Tremor Foundation, “Learning About Essential Tremor” is a free seminar focused on the diagnosis, treatment, research and other information about tremors. The seminar will feature the following speakers:

  • Benjamin Walter, MD - Neurologist, Director of Movement Disorders Center Deep Brain Stimulation Program, University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Neurological Institute
  • Jonathan Miller, MD - Neurosurgeon and Director Functional & Restorative Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Neurological Institute
  • Pam Lanter, PT, DPT, NCS - Occupational Therapy & Assistive Devices Display Director of Rehabilitation Services, St. John Medical Center

Please contact the International Essential Tremor Foundation at (888) 387-3667 or visit www.essentialtremor.org/seminars to register.

Please RSVP by March 29.

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