There are numerous therapies that can make life with Parkinson's disease more manageable and assist you in dealing with your symptoms on a daily basis. This article discusses the various treatment options for this disease.
Ongoing efforts are being made to enhance the availability of these supportive therapies on the NHS for Parkinson's patients.
Through movement (manipulation) and exercise, a physiotherapist can help you relieve muscular stiffness and joint pain.
The physiotherapist's goal is to help you move more easily and enhance your flexibility and walking. They also work to improve your fitness and capacity to manage your own affairs.
This is a type of therapy that focuses on
An occupational therapist can help you discover areas of difficulty in your daily life, such as dressing or getting to the store.
They can assist you in determining realistic solutions and ensuring that your home is secure and correctly configured for you. This will assist you in preserving your independence as long as possible.
Therapy for speech and language
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and speech issues are common in patients with Parkinson's disease.
By teaching speaking and swallowing exercises or offering assistive technology, a speech and language therapist can often help you address these challenges.
Making dietary modifications can help some patients with Parkinson's disease improve their symptoms.
-Increasing the quantity of fiber in your diet and making sure you're drinking enough fluid to avoid constipation are two examples of these modifications.
-To minimize difficulties with low blood pressure, such as dizziness when standing up rapidly, increase the amount of salt in your diet and eat short, frequent meals.
-Adopting dietary modifications to prevent unexpected weight loss
If your care team believes that modifying your diet may benefit you, you may consult a dietitian, a healthcare practitioner trained to give nutrition advice.
This can help with the main symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as tremors (shaking) and mobility impairments.
However, not all drugs are appropriate for everyone, and each has various short- and long-term consequences.
There are three primary types of medicine that are frequently used:
-monoamine oxidase-B inhibitors
Your specialist may go over your drug options with you, including the hazards of each one, and help you decide which is best for you. As your health worsens and your needs alter, you'll need to have regular reviews.
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