Monday, May 10, 2010


Some patients do not notice early symptoms of the disease until all at once when they try to walk. Some patients initially end up taking on a type of stance or posture called the Parkinson's Gait. This is a type of unsteadiness and clumsiness that occurs when walking or standing. The body may lean forward or backward or may be hunched over. The patient may be forced to take small steps in a shuffling motion in order to reach their destination

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