Doctors for Parkinson's Disease in Clement Town, Dehradun
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Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects how the person moves, including how they speak and write. Symptoms develop gradually, and may start off with ever-so-slight tremors in one hand. The four primary symptoms of PD are tremor, or trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face, rigidity, or stiffness of the limbs and trunk, bradykinesia, or slowness of movement, and postural instability, or impaired balance and coordination. As these symptoms become more pronounced, patients may have difficulty walking, talking, or completing other simple tasks.
HOW IS PARKINSON'S DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
There is no lab test for PD, so it can be difficult to diagnose. Doctors use a medical history and a neurological examination to diagnose it.
HOW IS PARKINSON'S DISEASE TREATED?
The treatment of Parkinson’s Disease includes speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Also, medication will be required to help control the various physical and mental health symptoms associated with the disease.