WPC2023: “To track or not to track”

In July I was in Barcelona to attend the 6th World Parkinson Congress or WPC. As expected, it was a few very intense days with many impressions and interactions. One of my commitments was to speak in a morning plenary session. It was the start of day 2 of the conference and there were people…… Continue reading WPC2023: “To track or not to track”

My PhD thesis defence

Sara Riggare, PhD (Photo by Helena Conning)

Video https://youtu.be/aLw-ZL8_Xd0 PhD thesis https://www.riggare.se/2022/01/21/my-phd-thesis-is-now-available/

Video https://youtu.be/aLw-ZL8_Xd0 PhD thesis https://www.riggare.se/2022/01/21/my-phd-thesis-is-now-available/

Quantified Self for Parkinson (at WPC 2016)

Kent Unruh: https://youtu.be/0MqinxVAYWU Jasmine Sturr, Full version: https://youtu.be/06mNUmSEn70 Excerpt: using nicotine vape for managing dyskinesias: https://youtu.be/ELu_Y9BWSfE  

BEAT Parkinson – på svenska

Under en helg i november 2015 var Stockholm platsen för ett nytt (för Sverige) och innovativt initiativ för träning för Parkinson. Narva boxningsklubb hade tillsammans med Parkinson Stockholm och mig bjudit in den portugisiska sjukgymnasten/fysioterapeuten Josefa Domingos för att erbjuda boxarna på Narva utbildning om Parkinsons sjukdom och dessutom prova-på träning för Parkinson Stockholms medlemmar. Det…… Continue reading BEAT Parkinson – på svenska

BEAT Parkinson – in English

On a weekend in November 2015, Stockholm was the scene for the start of a novel (for Sweden) concept for training for Parkinson’s: boxing training! The boxing club Narva had taken the initiative together with the Parkinson’s association of Stockholm and me to invite the Portuguese physical therapist Josefa Domingos to offer the boxers at Narva boxing…… Continue reading BEAT Parkinson – in English

Lena increased her daily “feel-well-time” from three to ten hours

For the last year or so I’ve been working in a project funded by the Swedish government’s national strategy to treat and prevent chronic diseases. We call the project “Dagens patient” (“Patient daily” in English) and you can read about it here. “Dagens patient” is based on my work around self-monitoring my Parkinson’s and we…… Continue reading Lena increased her daily “feel-well-time” from three to ten hours

PD Bootcamp video

My week at the neurorehabilitation centre CNS in Portugal was fantastic and I can’t thank the physiotherapist Josefa and her colleagues enough for sharing their skills and encouragement. I also want to thank Jon for literally pushing me to accomplish more than I thought I could (see video below or link to video here at 1:25) and…… Continue reading PD Bootcamp video

Presentation at QSEU 2013

You can read about and watch the talk I gave at the conference Quantified Self Europe in Amsterdam in May 2013 below. http://quantifiedself.com/2013/06/caspar-addyman-and-sara-riggare-on-tracking-parkinsons/  https://vimeo.com/68600543

Seminarium om patientmakt i Almedalen 4 juli 2012

Jag hade nöjet att få vara med och diskutera Patientmakt under ett seminarium med presentationer och paneldiskussion i Almedalen arrangerat av Vinnvård. Vinnvård är en forskningsstiftelse som stöder forskning som försöker besvara frågan “Hur kan vi leverera högkvalitativ vård och omsorg vid varje tillfälle, i alla situationer och på effektivaste sätt?” Johan Assarsson presenterade det…… Continue reading Seminarium om patientmakt i Almedalen 4 juli 2012

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