Healthy Living

How to Build Mobility Confidence with Parkinson's Disease

Rely on Balance Aids if Necessary

Getting around for Parkinson's patients can be difficult, one way to avoid a spill with the onset of tremors is to employ the use of balance aids such as canes or walkers when they are needed. These can be used for just about any physical activity that the patient wishes to undertake, from walking to dancing. Balance aids increase confidence when a patient doesn’t have to worry that they will take a tumble and  people with Parkinson's have many options in the type of balance ides that they can purchase. It may be necessary to first consult a physical therapist or a doctor to ascertain just which sort of balance aid is needed.