Strategies to Combat Freezing in Parkinson's Patients
Often times, Parkinson’s patients in the later stages of the disease experience what is known as “freezing.” Freezing is when an individual suddenly feels as if they are glued to the ground. It can occur while the person is in motion, or after being stationary and then attempting to move.
A recent article from Parkinson’s Disease News discusses freezing, and some ways to help combat it. Be sure to always discuss symptoms such as freezing with your doctor!
Columnist Mary Beth Skylis recounts her dad’s experiences with gait freezing and shares strategies for managing the symptom.
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