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Talking Essential Tremor

Mar 4, 2024

VILIM ball is a handheld mechanical therapeutic device that provides neuromodulation therapy to temporarily reduce hand tremor for patients with essential tremor. This is a conversation with creator Dr. Mantas Venslauskas, CEO of the Lithuanian-based company Vilimed. He talks about how VILIM ball works, how it was...

Feb 6, 2024

Author Kelly Roberts talks about her children’s book “Shaky Quaky Jake” whose main character is a child with essential tremor (ET). Kelly’s overall message is “every child needs to be accepted and loved for who they are, as they are.”

Nov 30, 2023


People with essential tremor are always looking for assistive technology to enhance their quality of life. David Baker, director, Missouri Assistive Technology, talks about the services U.S. assistive technology centers provide in each state, including assistive device demonstrations and loans.  

Oct 18, 2023

Essential tremor may cause physical limitations in the workplace. At what point should you inform your employer? Fred Gutermuth talks about his experience.

Jul 31, 2023

Dr. Brianna Matzke, assistant professor of music at Wilmington College, announced her essential tremor diagnosis as part of a commissioned arts project called TREMOR: The Response Project. She has commissioned artists and composers to create piano, visual art and multimedia exploring the lived experience of ET, but more...