Had an appointment this morning with my Syracuse Dr. and NPP and it was very productive!
The NPP told me to come in unmedicated - Lmaoooo - THIS was hilarious BC I couldn’t sit at all, and I paced pretty much the whole time. When I did sit down, the tremors and shakes were hysterical to say the least. At one point I was doing squats on the floor BC I had to keep moving! Lol Needless to say a fun time was had by all!
The first observation was my hyperness and my energy level! She said that although not rare, it’s not usual that a PD patient has as much energy as I do.
The NPP watched me walk, and she was impressed with my gait, walk, arm swing, body strength, and sturdiness! So I was happy with that.
The Dr. did the same and was equally impressed
He did say the biggest issue currently is the tremor and he did see Bradykinesia as well. Telling him about the transit time for L/C he suggested and prescribed NEUPRO. I’m a little nervous about it given some of the side effects, but he said that he thinks my tremor is too out of control - it isn’t sure as to why.
NOW onto getting approved by insurance lol, it’s almost $950 WITHOUT it so let the preapproval process begin!
Additionally, I’m still going to Rochester as they are a COE and Upstate in Syracuse is not.