Freezing in Parkinson’s, and how to thaw

We look at a symptom of Parkinson’s that can be stressful, frustrating and lead to falls. How are researchers working to develop coping strategies for freezing of gait?

Annie Amjad
Jan 29, 2018 · 6 min read
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What can you do about freezing?

My hubby walks backwards whilst holding my hands, I walk forwards and…. now this is the best bit…. I call one leg ‘Tina’ and the other leg ‘Turner’. Off we go saying, ‘Tina’, ‘Turner’ and repeat this until we reach our destination! We are usually in hysterics by the time we get to what ever room we are going to. But it does work!

How is research helping?

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An example of augmented reality — the game Pokémon Go!

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What the project will do


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Parkinson’s UK

Get the latest research news, discover more about…

Annie Amjad

Written by

Research Involvement @ParkinsonsUK

Parkinson’s UK

Get the latest research news, discover more about Parkinson’s and read about how others are getting involved. For information and support, visit www.parkinsons.org.uk

Annie Amjad

Written by

Research Involvement @ParkinsonsUK

Parkinson’s UK

Get the latest research news, discover more about Parkinson’s and read about how others are getting involved. For information and support, visit www.parkinsons.org.uk

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