Motor symptoms of Parkinson's

Motor symptoms affect your movement and are symptoms that your doctor can see. The 3 main symptoms of Parkinson's are all motor symptoms. They are tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement. 

You can explore the motor symptoms of Parkinson's on this page.

If you want information about other issues like pain and mental health, see our non-motor symptoms page.

It's important to remember that the way symptoms progress will be different for everyone and most people will only experience some of them.

Find out more about the motor symptoms of Parkinson's

The motor symptoms of Parkinson's include:

10 early symptoms of Parkinson's

Are you concerned that you, or someone you know, may have Parkinson’s? You or another person might have certain signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s, but it doesn’t mean that you or they have the condition. It’s always best to talk to your GP first and they can refer you to a specialist if your symptoms need further investigation.

Tremors, muscle stiffness and slowness of movement are all common early symptoms of Parkinson's – but there are also other signs to be aware of. 

Helpline and local advisers

Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about the symptoms of Parkinson's.

Call us on 0808 800 0303