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Frequently asked questions


Do I have to own an Apple Watch?

Yes. The motion sensor inside the Apple Watch is the base for tracking motor symptoms.

Is the app only for iOS devices?

Yes. Parky 4 Parkinson’s is exclusively available via the current version of Apple technologies.

Which Apple hardware and software platforms are compatible with Parky?

Parky 4 Parkinson’s is on WatchOS 8+ and iOS 13+ devices.

WatchO8+ is on Apple Watch Series 3 devices and above

iOS 13.0+ is on iPhone 6s devices and above.

To ensure your devices are compatible, download the Parky 4 Parkinson’s app from the App Store. Then, if you can download it, you are ready to go.

Who should use Parky?

The intended use of the Parky 4 Parkinsons App is to quantify kinematics of movement disorder symptoms, including tremors and dyskinesia, in adults (45 years of age or older) with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease.

How can I get a prescription?

Parky is a prescription remote patient monitoring app. You can inform your HCP about Parky by sharing this document. Your HCP can create an e-prescription via Parky HCP Portal.

If I have trouble with my access code, what should I do?

If you have trouble with your access code, please contact us.

Can I view my Parky reports whenever I want?

Yes. You can view your symptom profile reports on the app anytime with the option to choose retrospective dates. You can also download PDF versions of your symptom profile reports.

Is my data safe?

Your data, including personally identifiable information, is stored on HIPAA-compliant servers using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256). Patient data is never shared with any third party except for the prescribing Physician.

What is the pricing?

As an early access program, the pricing of Parky is 1$ a day for a one-time payment. Each prescription is for 90 days.


My patient/family/friend is not familiar with mobile technologies. Can they use it?

Yes. Parky 4 Parkinson’s tracks the condition as long as the patient wears the Apple Watch. We provide simple instructions on downloading the app and tips for setup and logging medications. That’s the beauty of the Parky 4 Parkinsons app; it tracks seamlessly in the background.

Can I track the patient remotely?

No. The patient’s data is protected from all third parties except the prescribing Physician. However, you can receive reports if the patient shares them with you.

How can Parky help me as a caregiver?

Besides motor symptom tracking, Parky 4 Parkinson’s offers tools to make life with Parkinson’s smoother. For example, with medication reminders, the app will prompt the patient on their Apple Watch to see if they took their medication, and the time will be stored. In freezing episodes, Parky 4 Parkinson’s offers auditory cues. The caregiver can try auditory cues under “Rhythm & Music,” consisting of metronome sounds and a Parky 4 Parkinsons playlist full of songs between 40-50 bpm.

Healthcare Professionals

Is Parky technology validated?

The app leverages a clinically validated Movement Disorder API, a tool developed by Apple. A study of 343 participants, including longitudinal tracking of 225 participants for up to six months, used the clinical gold standard (MDS-UPDRS) as a reference. Details of the study were published in Science Translational Medicine in 2021.

How can I manage my patients?

Once you prescribe the Parky 4 Parkinsons app and your patient enrolls, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. In addition, all your patients’ weekly and monthly symptom profile reports will be accessible via the Parky HCP Portal. The reports include motor symptoms chart, medication adherence, steps, and recording time. Finally, please don’t hesitate to contact for any questions.

I want to prescribe Parky 4 Parkinson's to all my qualifying PD patients.

We are happy to assist with clinical integrations. Please get in touch with us for more information.