Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) October 02, 2013
The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Suffern, N.Y. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 3 Executive Blvd. in Suffern, N.Y. The program will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., with a question and answer session with the physicians directly following the presentation. More information, including driving directions and event registration, is available by phone (toll free) at 888.387.3667 or on the web at http://www.essentialtremor.org/seminars.
Essential tremor patients, family members, caregivers, and health care providers are invited to attend this special, free, educational seminar. Local physicians Blair Ford, MD - Movement Disorders Neurologist with Columbia University, Division of Movement Disorders, and Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD - Neurosurgeon with Columbia University will discuss the diagnosis process for essential tremor, commonly prescribed medications, surgical options, current scientific research, support groups and more. Attendees will be provided with an essential tremor information packet to take home and share with friends, family and their own health care providers. Refreshments will be served and parking is free.
“The IETF is dedicated to offering hope to those affected by essential tremor,” explains Catherine Rice, IETF executive director. “The Foundation actively works to generate greater awareness of the condition, fund critical scientific research in order to fully understand the causes of ET and offer support to those affected by this life-altering condition. At these seminars people will gain a better understanding of their condition and what options for tre
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