Reader Connections: The Walsh Family And The Power of Patience

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In September of 2021, as I was reviewing charts to prepare for my initial visit with new members Frank and Pat, I noticed the name of a diagnosis I was unfamiliar with: progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).  Below Frank’s PSP chart entry was a note: “Laura, I was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy in 2018…. I […]

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Not all movement disorders are Parkinson’s disease Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is an uncommon neurodegenerative disorder. It’s commonly misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. However, PSP is different from Parkinson’s in several key ways: Other common symptoms of PSP include sensitivity to bright light, slow or slurred speech, insomnia, depression, difficulty completing tasks, and difficulty problem solving […]