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What Are Stragies For Freezing Gait?

What Are Stragies For Freezing Gait?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

If I stand up as straight as possible, keep my walker or cane forward and concentrateing on putting my heel down first.I can usually overcome the halting .

posted about 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Larger steps; keep your toes pointed up. Use a walker, stand tall.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, just Google Parkinson's freezing of gait and you will find many helpful sites. Make sure you visit Pamela Quinn's PD Movement Lab. I think you'll find it very helpful. Here's the link: https://pdmovementlab.com/

posted about 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Using a laser pointer keeps you focused

posted about 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Try to take bigger steps. My Dad was tasking little steps. Even though he was 95 we encouraged him to take bigger steps but not so big that he unbalanced himself. A fall at 95 can be a bad thing.

posted about 3 years ago
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