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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Parkinson's Disease


Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disease of the substantia nigra cells of the brain. Early symptoms include general stiffness and fatigue; tremors of the hand, foot or head; and poor balance.


Massage can help to reduce rigidity and improve flexibility as well as reduce anxiety and depression. Consideration for slow or jerky movement must be taken to ensure client safety.

Can be alleviated by:

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