By using their methods neurologists and professional carers can better manage the symptoms of PD leading to a better quality of life outcomes.
There is a broad range of movement disorders, with Parkinson’s disease being one of the most prevalent. Globally, there are over 6 million people who have Parkinson’s disease. 10% of people who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease are younger than 50 years.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the frontal lobe of the brain, the part of the brain that controls impulsive and non-impulsive movement. People with Parkinson’s have less dopamine, a chemical ‘messenger’ in the brain that sends messages to the body on how to control movement.