Parkinson’s Disease

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What Is Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a form of healthcare that helps people improve their ability to perform everyday tasks and participate in activities they enjoy. It applies practical techniques such as task modifications, exercises, adaptive equipment, and environmental work and home modifications to help individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses gain greater independence and improved quality of …

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Parkinson’s Disease Fatigue

Here’s What You Can Do About Parkinson’s Disease And Fatigue “I can deal with my shaking hand, but what really concerns me the most is my Parkinson’s Disease fatigue. It’s my most frustrating PD symptom.” If that sounds like your situation, you’re not alone as it’s expected more than 50% of people living with Parkinson’s …

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How You Can Overcome Parkinson’s Freezing Gait (Complete Guide)

https://youtu.be/n2-kTkLJe6Q If you’ve been living with Parkinson’s Disease for some time you may have experienced “feet stuck feeling” or what’s called Freezing of Gait episodes. You see, 1 in 2 parkinson’s disease patients are predicted to experience some form of Freezing of Gait and is a major Parkinson’s disease symptom. If you’re struggling moving through doorways, …

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Yoga For Parkinson’s Disease

  Are you interested in Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease? Laura Kupperman contacted us and asked if we’d be interested in collaborating on a webinar for Yoga practitioners with a key focus on Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease. We jumped at the opportunity to work with her and the other co-presenter and yoga practitioner, Theresa Conroy. Please …

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Researchers “Break the Cycle” of Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers “Break the Cycle” of Parkinson’s Disease Today’s article brings new light to our understanding of PD especially the role of diet and the Parkinson’s disease and how it may contribute to breaking the cycle of Parkinson’s disease. It’s clear Parkinson’s Disease is a complex interaction of many factors which neuroscience is starting to unravel …

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Australian Researchers Create New Early Parkinson’s Diagnostic Tool

Australian Researchers Create New Early Parkinson’s Diagnostic Tool Chief investigator Dinesh Kumar and his team of researchers at RMIT University have developed the first tool of its kind which is able to diagnose the early signs of Parkinson’s disease before any of the symptoms are evident. The tool is deceptively simple, only requiring paper, a …

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