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AZ: MWU Seeks Patients for Parkinson’s Study

August 27, 2008

by Karen Mattox

Midwestern University (MWU) seeks 50 patients diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease for a research study on how osteopathic treatment could improve quality of life for patients with this disease.

The study begins September 22nd and will last six weeks. Hands-on osteopathic manipulative treatments will be given to participants during the study free of charge, under the supervision of osteopathic physicians at the Midwestern University Clinic¯Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, located at 19389 North 59th Avenue in Glendale. No financial compensation for travel or participation can be provided. This study has been approved by the Midwestern University (MWU) Institutional Review Board and complies with relevant federal and university policies.

To participate, study patients must:
• Have been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease;
• Have a routine prescription therapy;
• Be able to attend six weekly appointments at the study site.

For more information, contact Laura Jones, Education Coordinator, at 623-572-3351 or via email at by September 1.

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Karen Mattox