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Movement Related Symptoms

Some symptoms of Parkinson’s are Movement related.


Some people may experience involuntary, dance like movements in their arms, trunk and legs.

On / Off in Parkinson’s

The “On/Off” Phenomenon in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is related to fluctuating benefit of the medications used to treat PD.

Wearing Off

When a person with PD feels that the benefit of their levodopa medication has begun to fade away


“Freezing” is briefly stopping suddenly while walking or when initiating walking and being unable to move forward

Motor Fluctuations

The most common motor fluctuations experienced in PD are “On/Off”, “Wearing Off”, Dyskinesias and Freezing.

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