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Freezing Of Gait Experience

Freezing Of Gait Experience

Anybody here have issues with Freezing of Gait ? I want to know how common it is ?
what are effective ways of preventing or stopping it ? Thanks.

posted August 14, 2019
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

TAKE BIG STEPS

posted August 31, 2019
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

if u freeze up have someone get a flashlight and point the beam of light a few feet in front of, even better i to use a laser pointing device. It should get u unfrozen This is a way to trick our neural pathway through the eyes. There are other non-visual ways.

posted August 28, 2019
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Check out Sarah King's video on freezing on You Tube under her
Invigorating Physical Therapy and Wellness site

posted August 15, 2019
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, Google Pamela Quinn's PD Movement Lab. I think you'll find it very helpful.

posted August 15, 2019
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

yes I freeze sometimes especially when I am going through a doorway.

posted August 14, 2019

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