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Sylvia Korimsek (left), Josephine Korimsek (right) Meet Sylvia Korimsek — the daughter of Josephine Korimsek, who has been living with Essential tremor for over 30 years.  Essential tremor is a neurodegenerative disease that causes uncontrollable shakes to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, voice, and other parts of the body. Essential tremor affects approximately 10 million Americans, and it is the most common movement disorder worldwide. Oftentimes, people with Essential tremor will lose their ability to write, eat, and drink on their own, and require additional support from family and friends. When Josephine’s tremors progressed to a point where she...

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Jane Gmeindl, 2022 Introducing Jane Gmeindl - one of Steadiwear’s valued customers! Jane recently had the opportunity to visit the Steadiwear lab to test out the Steadi-Two — a tremor stabilizing glove for people with Essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease — and her experience was, as she put it, “incredible.” Jane first noticed her tremor when she was just 11 years old. At the time, her tremor didn’t restrict her from eating, drinking, writing, or performing other daily living activities. However, as she entered her late teenage years, her tremor progressed. After consulting with multiple doctors and specialists, Jane was...

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Thomas Stellman, 2022 Meet Thomas Stellman- an IT technician from Northern California. Thomas has suffered from hand tremors since he was just a young kid. Although, it wasn’t until he was in a college chemistry class in the late ‘70s that he realized his tremors were worsening and interfering with his ability to perform everyday tasks. Thomas vividly remembers one instance when he was trying to use a pipette to transport liquid from one container to the next — but his tremors had other plans! Thomas struggled to complete the task and recognized it may be time to start looking...

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You may know Betty, a valued Steadiwear customer, and one of our Steadi-Two Early adopters. For over 50 years, Betty has been living with Essential tremor (ET) — a progressive neurological disorder that causes tremors to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, and other body parts. Living with a progressive disorder can be incredibly challenging, and any chronic illness carries the potential to impact not only the patient but also their family and social circle. Today, we would like to introduce you to Howard, Betty’s Husband! Howard and Betty have been married for over 47 years! While Betty has had...

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Steadiwear Spotlight - Jan Abrams Jan Abrams has been an active participant in Steadiwear’s Steadi-Two Early Adopter program. The Steadi-Two is an assistive device designed to reduce tremors for people with Parkinson’s disease and Essential tremor. Jan has found tremendous tremor relief while using the Steadi-Two. Here is her story: For most preschoolers, a trip to the doctor’s office looks like a routine physical examination and an update on immunizations. But, for Jan, this was not the case. Jan began noticing her tremors when she was just three years old. Her handwriting wasn’t neat, and she couldn’t seem to stay...

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