Parkinson’s is a disease is a neuro degenerative disorder, which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of producing brain cells. But the cause of Parkinson’s disease is unknown, but researchers say that both genetic and environmental factors are involved. Some genes have also been linked to the disease.
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and the most common movement disorder of Parkinson’s disease is progressive loss of muscle control, which leads to trembling of the limbs and head while at rest, stiffness, slowness, and impaired balance. As symptoms worsen, it may become difficult to walk, talk, and complete simple tasks.
Later on a shuffling gait.
Most individuals with Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed when they are 60 years old or older, but sometimes it happens earlier also.
Stage 1 Symptoms are mild and do not interfere with the person’s quality of life.
Stage 2 Symptoms worsen and daily activities become more difficult and take more time to complete.
Stage 3 Symptom is considered mid-stage Parkinson’s disease. The individual loses balance, moves more slowly, and falls are common. Symptoms impair daily activities, for example, dressing, eating, and brushing etc
Stage 4 Symptoms become severe and the individual also needs assistance and performing daily activities.
Stage 5 is the most advanced stage of Parkinson’s disease. The individual is unable to walk and will need full time assistance with living.
Physical therapy, in particular, is a key. We at Sara Rehab are a professional physiotherapists who can guide you through the right moves to increase mobility, strength and balance, and help you remain independent
Our aim as a qualified Physiotherapist is
Maintain and improve levels of function and independence, which will help to improve your quality of life
Use exercise and movement strategies to improve mobility
Correct and improve abnormal movement patterns and posture, where ever possible
Maximize muscle strength and joint flexibility
Correct and improve posture and balance, and minimize risks of falls
Maintain a good breathing pattern and effective cough
Educate the person with Parkinson’s and their career or family members
Enhance the effects of drug therapy
You can get the benefit from our expert physiotherapists. We want you to forget about your parkinson’s disease and go through a full treatment from Sara Rehab and call us at 905 497 4550