Search Results Tagged With walking

New Laser Device Helps Parkinson's Patients Walk


Parkinson’s disease slowly destroys the brain’s ability to control the muscles, depriving the patients of their mobility. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, in Jacksonville, Florida, have developed a las…
February 03, 2014



Each person will have different symptoms and different changes or rate of progression over time. Listen to the presentation on the left to learn how symptoms progress over time. Primary and early mov…
May 03, 2016

Gait difficulties in Parkinson's linked to new blood vessels in brain


Targeting the formation of unwanted blood vessels in the brain could be a way to help Parkinson's disease patients whose balance and walking difficulties persist despite dopamine-restoring medication.…
November 05, 2015

Smart shoes with lasers make strides in mobility


The right shoes can do more than complement your outfit. A new mobility aid named Path helps people who have trouble walking – simply by being fitted to their shoes.
December 17, 2014

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