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Poor blood circulation/blood clot (Acute thrombus) in legs in Parkinsons patients
rise_above posted:

My dad (80 years old) has been dealing with Parkinsons for the past 8+ years. He fell down in January and had a partial hip replacement. This has affected his mobility. He walks, maybe 20 steps at the most. Lately, we noticed that his legs were swollen. When we took him to the Dr, he ordered ultrasound and it came back with "Acute Thrombus".

I have read that exercise, walking and massage can help to improve blood circulation. A physical therapist helps him with exercise, but it's all very limited. I am looking for advice from the experts here.

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