Do you know someone with Parkinson’s Disease?
It is estimated that there are between 50,000 and 100,000 people living with Parkinson’s Disease in Australia. Physiotherapy is a useful treatment tool to help manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.
Benefits of Physiotherapy for Parkinson’s disease include:
- Improved function
with walking, in/ out of bed, sitting down and standing up
- Improved posture
- Improved fitness
- Improved flexibility
- Education and advice
regarding common problems associated with Parkinson’s disease
eg: Freezing, difficulty turning, difficulty initiating/starting
- Exercises and home
for balance, strength and flexibility
- Prescription of aids or
assistance devices as required