Parkinson’s rehabilitation methods #1

The field of neuro-rehabilitation is vast, and there is not a single method of rehabilitation but a multitude[…]

Cognitive impairment and Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease includes the classic motor signs but also many non-motor signs, some of which belong to the cognitive and neuro-behavioral register (apathy, dysexecutive syndrome, anxio-depressive syndrome, decreased libido …) […]

Second-line treatment of Parkinson’s disease

When Parkinson’s disease evolves with the arrival of motor and non-motor fluctuations with escape from conventional drug treatment (L-dopa and oral dopaminergic agonist), the question arises of an optimization of treatment. This is called “second line” processing […]

Immunotherapy and Parkinson’s disease

Immunotherapy represents a therapeutic model based on an action on the immune system. Practiced for a long time in oncology, she knows her letters of nobility in neurology for a few years in the treatment of multiple sclerosis with mono-clonal antibodies. An interesting approach has[…]

Music therapy : Move in rhythm !

The use of music as therapy is called music therapy. There are 2 types : receptive and active. Receptive music therapy: Receptive music therapy is a method that invites the patient to listen to music. The objectives for this method, as for active music therapy, can be of very different orders depending on the population or the person : […]

Hypnosis and Parkinson’s disease

Hypnosis has been used for a long time for therapeutic purposes. It was developed in the20th century by the founding work of Milton Erickson (American psychiatrist). While many are still cautious about its virtues, many clinical and metabolic imaging studies have shown a real impact[…]

Sleep disorders : Insomniac…. Me never!!

Sleep disorders are common in Parkinson’s disease (more than one in two patients present) and can be related to multiple causes (anxiety and anxiety-depressive disorders, motor fluctuations with painful nocturnal “de-off” phases […]

Prodromal stage in Parkinson’s disease

Beware of small signs that do not deceive… Everyone knows the classic Parkinsonian triad (rest tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia). Remember that when the clinical signs of the disease appear and are identified by the patient and the doctor, the dopaminergic population was destroyed […]

Parkinson’s syndrome and Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s syndrome is any clinical syndrome comprising all or part of the extra-pyramidal triad (rest tremor, bradykinesia, plastic hypertonia). Parkinson’s disease includes a parkinsonian syndrome whose specificity is to be called “dopa-sensitive”[…]

Driving with Parkinson’s disease

By a personal approach, it is possible to request a medical examination in order to know if one is still able or not to take the wheel. The attending physician and/or neurologist may not in any case inform the prefecture for the patient. They are bound by medical confidentiality. If the doctors cannot inform the prefecture, they can nevertheless advise the patient. […]

Damage to the neuro-vegetative system and Parkinson’s disease

Damage to the vegetative nervous system is common during Parkinson’s disease. The main symptoms include constipation, blood pressure fluctuations (sometimes hypotension in the late morning and vesperal hypertension) and urinary disorders with foremost foremost overactive bladder with pollakiuria […]