Parkinson's is a chronic and complex condition, but there are a range to treatments that can assist with the management and control of symptoms. 

 

Everybody journey with Parkinson's is different. Your health care team will work with you to determine the best treatments for your particular symptoms.  As your Parkinson's changes there will be a need to adjust and change the treatments so that they continue to work best for you.  These treatments can include:

  • Oral medications

  • Advanced therapy medications given by injection or by a tube directly into the small intestine

  • Surgical treatments including deep brain stimulation

  • Physical and Supportive therapies including Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Psychology and Social Work.

It is very important to complement your medical treatment with an active lifestyle; physically, mentally and socially. 

 

There are many exercise, yoga, dance and singing programs that are specifically designed for people with Parkinson's To find a program ring our infoline on 1800 644 189.  There is very good evidence that exercise reduces the impact of symptoms. 

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The content of this web site is intended to convey general educational information and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice. 

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