Philippines, 27 Aug 2016
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Pacquiao’s personal physician dispel Parkinson’s rumors


PhilBoxing.com




No less than Manny Pacquiao’s personal physician refuted rumors and concerns that the boxer is suffering from early stages of Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Regina Bagsic told GMA NEWS that Pacquiao demonstrates no signs and symptoms of the ailment that has afflicted some popular personalities of boxing that included the boxer’s trainer, Freddie Roach.

Bagsic was joined by Dr. Roland Dominic Jamora, a neurologist who is the former head of St. Luke Medical Center’s Movement Disorder Center at Quezon City and Global City in the Philippines in dismissing an earlier report that the boxer is exhibiting early onset Parkinsonism.

Dr. Jamora, in an interview with GMA NEWS’s Manolo Trinidad explained what to expect from a person with the ailment.

The distinguished neurologist stated that a doctor makes a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease when a patient demonstrates symptoms of resting tremor, slowness, unilateral onset and stiffness or rigidity.

“He (Pacquiao) has none of the things that Doctor (Jamora) mentioned,” Dr. Bagsic assured.

Concern for the Filipino superstar’ health came about after recent news reports surfaced when another Filipino neurologist; Dr. Rustico Jimenez speculated that Pacquiao may have early signs of Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Jimenez based his claim on his observation that Pacquiao showed signs of hand twitching during his television interviews. (http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/sports/01/03/13/pacquiao-showing-early-signs-parkinsons-disease)

Dr. Bagsic stated that she is in “personal communication” with the head of the Trauma Center of the University of Nevada Medical Center where Pacquiao was hospitalized after suffering a concussion as a result of his knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez last December.

“He was given a clear bill of health,” relayed Dr. Bagsic of the doctors who saw Pacquiao in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao also underwent an immediate MRI at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in Manila, which was negative for any head injuries following his arrival to the country four days after his fight with Marquez.

Dr. Bagsic quoted the reader of Pacquiao’s MRI result that “he has never seen a brain so pristine.”

Dr. Bagsic also cautioned that Pacquiao’s profession as a boxer puts him at risk for diseases that afflict the head and the brain due to the nature of the sport.

“It’s an occupational hazard. It’s his call,” Dr. Bagsic commented.


You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rich Mazon .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • WHO IS JESSIE VARGAS?
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • DOGBOE BEATS TABANAO IN ACCRA
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • MAYFIELD WANTS EYUBOV REMATCH: I WAS ROBBED!
    By , Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • LA FIGHT CLUB SEPTEMBER 2 CARD FIGHTERS CHRISTIAN GONZALEZ, EDGAR VALERIO AND TECHNOTITLAN NAVA LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • Split-T Management signs amateur standout Mark Dawson to a managerial contract
    By , Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Announced
    By , Sat, 27 Aug 2016
  • Guerrero, Peralta, Angulo, Hernandez, Gausha & Martinez Final Press Conference Quotes
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Duno eyes KO win vs. Thai in Tupi
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • CHARLIE EDWARDS PREDICTS HE WILL BEAT IBF CHAMPION JOHNREIL CASIMERO
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Demi Lovato -- Dating UFC's Luke Rockhold ... We're Cool for the Summer (PHOTOS)
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • TABANAO IN CRUCIAL BATTLE VS. DOGBOE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Jose Benavidez Jr. Shot twice in Phoenix
    By Don Smith, Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Full card set for LGM Promotions back with "Night of the Rising Stars" THIS Saturday, August 27 at the BCB Pavilion in Bayonne, New Jersey
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Perrella-Ugas set for September 27
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Announced
    By , Fri, 26 Aug 2016
  • MARK MAGSAYO TO BATTLE RUBEN GARCIA ON NIETES-SOSA CARD
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • PHOTOS: PACQUIAO WORKOUT AUG 24
    By , Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • WHO CARES ABOUT PACQUIAO-VARGAS?
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • "CHOCOLATITO" GONZALEZ HARD AT WORK FOR WBC SUPER FLYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT VS CARLOS CUADRAS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • CANELO ALVAREZ CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
    By , Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT NEWLY SIGNED PROSPECTS JON FERNANDEZ AND JOSE ROMAN SET TO MAKE DEBUTS ON UPCOMING BROADWAY BOXING CARD
    By , Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Legends Show Set, Iron Boy 35 & Much More
    By Don Smith, Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • Anthony Crolla, Jorge Linares press conference Quotes
    By , Thu, 25 Aug 2016
  • Windy City Fight Nights Return to Chicago on Saturday, October 1
    By , Thu, 25 Aug 2016


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2016 philboxing.com.