- By Jennifer O'Hara
#MayoClinicRadio Podcast: 4/8/17
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 4/8/17
Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and on the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, neurologist Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog discusses treatment options for Parkinson's disease. Also on the program, preventive medicine and rehabilitation expert Dr. Jay Smith shares new treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome. And palliative care specialist Dr. Jacob Strand explains how early referrals to hospice care can help patients and families benefit from many of the services they are eligible for at the end of life.