Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism

Parkinson’s Disease and Physiotherapy

If you or a loved one is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, our chartered physiotherapists can help. Physiotherapy can play a crucial role in managing the symptoms and improving the quality of life for those with Parkinson’s. Our physiotherapists are experts in manual handling, mobility assessment, and advice for carers and family members.

What Our Physiotherapists Will Do:

  1. Assess mobility and balance: Our physiotherapists will assess your mobility and balance, and identify any areas that may require improvement.
  2. Develop a personalised exercise plan: Based on the assessment, our physiotherapists will create a personalised exercise plan specifically tailored to your needs and abilities.
  3. Improve strength and flexibility: Physiotherapy can help improve strength and flexibility, which can help alleviate symptoms and improve overall function.
  4. Address symptoms specific to Parkinson’s Disease: Our physiotherapists are familiar with the symptoms specific to Parkinson’s Disease and can help address them through physiotherapy. This may include tremors, stiffness, and slow movement.
  5. Provide advice for carers and family members: Our physiotherapists can provide advice for carers and family members on how to support their loved one in managing Parkinson’s Disease.
  6. In-home physiotherapy: Our mobile physiotherapy services allow us to provide treatment in the comfort of your own home, making it easier for those with Parkinson’s to receive the care they need.

Why Physiotherapy is Beneficial for Parkinson’s Disease:

  1. Improved mobility: Physiotherapy can help improve mobility and reduce the risk of falls, which is important for those with Parkinson’s.
  2. Better quality of life: Physiotherapy can help improve overall function, which can lead to a better quality of life for those with Parkinson’s.
  3. Alleviation of symptoms: Physiotherapy can help alleviate symptoms specific to Parkinson’s Disease, such as tremors, stiffness, and slow movement.
  4. Personalised approach: Our physiotherapists will create a personalised exercise plan specifically tailored to your needs and abilities, ensuring that you receive the best possible care.

At Medella Home Therapy, we are committed to providing high-quality, personalised care for our patients. If you or a loved one is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, our chartered physiotherapists can help. Contact us today to learn more about our services.