Slowness of movement
The medical term for slowness of movement is bradykinesia.
How can slowness of movement affect people with Parkinson's?
Slowness of movement may mean that someone with Parkinson's:
- walks with short, shuffling steps
- finds it takes longer to do things
- may have a lack of co-ordination can also be a problem.
What can help with slowness of movement?
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