Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

PD is a progressive neurological condition characterised by changes in dopamine neurotransmitter levels and release within the brain, altering the brains capacity to control movement and other functions of the body and brain such as mood, behaviour and thought processing or cognition.
Approximately 1 in 340 people in live with Parkinson’s Disease in Australia
Typical signs of PD include:
  • Paucity of movement.
  • Loss of automatic movement control
  • Tremor
  • Reduced fine motor control
  • Muscle stiffness/rigidity
  • Involuntary movement
  • Slow, shuffling walking pattern
  • Fatigue
  • Reduced co-ordination
  • Poor sleep hygiene
  • Reduced balance with increased risk of falls
  • Cognitive changes
  • Slurred speech


How can we help?

Treatment and management options offered by The Neuro Practice

  • Supported exercise regimes
    • Home based
    • Community based (e.g. gym, pool)
  • Falls prevention and management
  • Education
  • Exercise for PD targets whole body strength, cardiorespiratory fitness, balance and co-ordination, neuroprotection, and specific functional activities.
Other types of Parkinson’s Disease:
  • Younger Onset Parkinson’s
  • Atypical Parkinson’s
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
    • Multiple System Atrophy
    • Cortico Basal Syndrome



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Conditions We Manage

Complex Neurology

Acquired Brain Injury / Traumatic Brain Injury

Cerebral Palsy

Friedreich’s Ataxia

Huntington’s Chorea

Motor Neurone Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Muscular Dystrophy

Parkinson’s Disease

Spinal Cord Injury

Stroke or Cerebro-Vascular Accident

Vestibular Rehabilitation

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