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Acupuncture to relieve stiffness In Parkinsons patients
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rise_above posted:
My dad who is 80 years old has been dealing with Parkinsons for the past several years. Recently he fell down and had to go thru a partial hip replacement surgery. He is recovering. Although, his Parkinsons symptoms are worsening rapidly.


I have read about the alternative medicine and learned that Acupuncture can help relieve the stiffness. Has anyone tried this? I would love to hear your feedback.

I just want him to be able to get up and walk. Rightnow, he is almost bed-ridden which almost sounds like Stage 5 (last stage). He was able to walk with the help of physiotherapist about 2 months ago, a few days after the surgery. It does not make sense to me that he can not walk all of a sudden. He has been taking Syndopa (cinamet) for the past 5 years.

Your help is greatly appreciated!
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