Freezing in Parkinsons

Freezing in Parkinsons

Freezing in Parkinson’s – Beyond motor impairment? Freezing is a common motor symptom of people with Parkinson’s Disease, where one is suddenly unable to move, or initiate a step. It usually happens when walking through a doorway, walking in a narrow confined...
Ketogenic Diet in Parkinson’s Disease

Ketogenic Diet in Parkinson’s Disease

A ketogenic diet means high-fat and very low-Carbohydrate diet. It is a type of metabolic therapy which means the body is using mainly ketones as an energy source instead of glucose. The aims of metabolic therapy are to optimize neuron metabolism, growth and repair,...
Exercise is Medicine for Parkinson

Exercise is Medicine for Parkinson

Aerobic Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease Exercise is found to be very beneficial for Parkinson’s Disease. It improves the motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s and their daily life functions. It also prevents the death of neurons and enhances the formation of...
Dry Needling Therapy For Pain Relief

Dry Needling Therapy For Pain Relief

What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is an effective treatment for reducing musculoskeletal pain and discomfort through the use of acupuncture needles to release myofascial trigger points that may develop after overuse or injury of a muscle.   How does Dry Needling...
What To Consider When Buying A Wheeled Walker

What To Consider When Buying A Wheeled Walker

What is a Walker? A walker is a type of mobility aid used to help people who are still able to walk (e.g. don’t require a wheelchair) yet need assistance. It is a four-legged frame that allows a person to lean on it for balance, support, and rest. They have both...