Patient & Caregiver Symposium

Gain a first-hand perspective on the realities of living with dystonia and Parkinson's disease. Educating and empowering patients living with these two movement disorders, The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation Symposium, features top neurologists, speaking about the latest research, treatments and new discoveries, a panel featuring patients who have dystonia and/or Parkinson’s disorders, and a variety of interactive classes with complimentary therapies.  Types of classes that have been offered at our past Symposiums include Yoga, Pilates, T’ai Chi Chih, Meditation, Massage Therapy, Alexander Technique, Nutrition, Music, Movement & Dance, and Emotional Coping Strategies.  This Symposium offers the opportunity to converse and network with fellow patients and caregivers, as well as to meet pharmaceuticals representatives to talk about new treatment opportunities.


This event is free, but you must register to attend.  The date for the Dystonia & Parkinson Symposium in 2014 has not yet been set, please check back soon.



CLICK HERE to check out the 2013 Doctor and Patient Panel Videos.


CLICK HERE to check out the Symposium covered on CBS news.


CLICK HERE to view our Dystonia & Parkinson Symposium Photo Gallery.