What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder that occurs due to dopamine deficiency in the brain and causes symptoms such as tremors, slowing of movements, deterioration of posture and difficulty walking.

Physical Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease

Basic physical therapy applications in Parkinson’s disease patients can be listed as follows;

-Walking Training

-Balance Exercises

-Neuro-motor Exercises

-Joint Range Exercises

-Stretching Exercises.


Is Parkinson’s Treatable?

Parkinson’s is a treatable disease with the right physical therapy and medication regimen. The aim is to reduce symptoms and maximize independence in activities of daily living. Physical therapy applications should be designed specifically for the person and symptoms.

What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a common neurological disease, is characterized by damage to brain neurons and plaques in the brain. There are many types of MS and symptoms may vary from person to person.

What are the Symptoms of MS?

-Loss of muscle strength
-Involuntary contractions
-Sensory disturbances
-Balance Problems
-Swallowing problems


Physical Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Physical therapy is very important for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It is aimed to restore the functions lost by the patient, to ensure independence, and to keep the muscle strength maximal. Strengthening exercises, balance-coordination exercises, swallowing therapy, stretching exercises are frequently used.

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