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Free seminar on the treatment of Parkinson's and essential tremor

The East Texas Medical Center Neurological Institute will hold a free seminar on treatment for Parkinson's disease and essential tremor on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Shreveport.

Dr. George Plotkin, director of the ETMC Movement Disorders Center, will discuss deep brain stimulation, the risks and benefits, and how therapy has helped patients with Parkinson's disease and essential tremor to gain some of their mobility and independence back.

The event is sponsored by ETMC, Tyler Neurosurgical Associates, P.A. and Medtronic. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 5971 Financial Plaza. Please call to reserve a space at 1-888-523-1666 or email: