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My Husband Has Had PD For 18 Years, He Is Now 62. His Hamstrings Get So Tight, He Cannot Move. Anyone Experience Severe Hamstring Pain?

My Husband Has Had PD For 18 Years, He Is Now 62. His Hamstrings Get So Tight, He Cannot Move. Anyone Experience Severe Hamstring Pain?

He is getting Physical Therapy on a regular basis but his hamstrings often still feel like they are on fire. We know it is from his bent over posture and the progression of the disease. He is stiff, rigid, slow and often freezes and needs wheelchair. I saw one person on this site tried Botox. Anyone else have really bad hamstring pain, like 10 on the scale of 1-10?? Any relief from acupuncture or anything else?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hello am carer to Moni my wife she has that bent over posture all time she likes her bed more but is still lays in a bent form making it hard for me to help sit her up to take meds.. Luckyly we have a profiling bed that helps me sit her up by lifting top half of bed up.. She is always in a stiff freezing position making it hard to roll her etc... any one out there got same problem?... Moni is 75 I like her first thing in morning as she is her old self no freeze ups or bendy position!!!! Half way thru day Moni starts to freeze up ......,

posted over 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I’ve only been diagnosed with PD for 6 months it so but I get the hamstring pain. At night it wakes me from a deep sleep and boy does it ever hurt. What’s next?

posted over 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi, I had severe pains in my thighs and calves and was diagnosed with spinal stenosis as well as Parkinson's. I was put on Pregabilin for the stenosis but I worked with a spinal therapist who gave me a few simple exercises and I am now pain free and medication free as regards the stenosis. I still limp caused by the Parkinson's and an arthritic hip. Hope this helps.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Unfortunately, my husband is not a good candidate for DBS due to his compromised mental faculties. He has severe anxiety and PD induced dementia. The executive functions could get much worse after DBS. It is a risk we are not willing to take. Thank you very much. Glad the DBS is working so well for you!

posted over 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I’ve never had hamstring soreness before, l accidently turned off my dbs one day, and was having chemo for another medical condition, so my my brain, wasn’getting any dompamine a
Which resulted in me having freezing and other pd complaints, went to my specialist, and they were going to adjust all my medication, when he stated he would check my dbs battery, found it was turned off, switched back on and after two days back to where l was at, just proved to me what a wonderful operation the dbs is

posted over 3 years ago
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