Brains Super Speciality Hospital
Parkinson Disease Treatment
Parkinson Disease Treatment

Common Symptoms

  • .Tremor or the involuntary and rhythmic movements of the hands, arms, legs and jaw
  • .Muscle rigidity or stiffness of the limbs – most common in the arms, shoulders or neck
  • .Gradual loss of spontaneous movement, which often leads to decreased mental skill or reaction time, voice changes, decreased facial expression, etc.
  • .Gradual loss of automatic movement, which may lead to decreased blinking, decreased frequency of swallowing and drooling
  • .A stooped, flexed posture with bending at the elbows, knees and hips
  • .Unsteady walk or balance
  • .Depression or dementia

Early detection enables management of disease

It is important to diagnose the disease at its early stages itself. This enables in identification of the causes, intervention of treatment procedures to prevent fast degeneration.

The disease usually affects one side of the body and spreads over progressively. It is found mostly in people aged over 60 and is not a life-threatening disease. In cases of genetic abnormalities, there are possibilities that it can begin to impact at an early age.

BRAINS HOSPITAL has comprehensive approaches to diagnose and treat Parkinson’s Disease. The Hospital has a team of experienced physicians, specialists and surgeons to handle cases from onset to advanced Parkinson’s.

Based on the patient’s medical history, current conditions, the neurologist will perform physical and neurological examination. Health care providers may also recommend regular follow-up appointments with neurologists trained in movement disorders to evaluate the condition and symptoms over time to accurately diagnose the onset of Parkinson's disease.

The treatment might range from dopamine replacement drugs, to deep brain stimulation therapies. Other therapies include medical therapy, surgical therapy, physical therapy, dexterity therapy, gait and occupational therapy. In addition, it is recommended that the patient receives emotional support, and supportive therapy.

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