Parkinson's disease can make bathing, grooming and toileting very difficult. This is because of the common symptoms, which include balance issues, tremors, slowed movement and stiff muscles. Fortunately, it is possible to make these daily tasks easier while still maintaining a certain level of your independence. Here are some helpful tips:
Daily Task: Bathing
Make sure your tub has a non-skid bath mat made out of rubber to help prevent slips while bathing.
When someone loses a full or partial limb in their lower and upper extremities, artificial limbs help that person return to a more normal life. Prosthetic limbs can restore a person's ability to walk, run and other capabilities that were lost along with the limb. New advances in artificial limbs have lead to hands that can grasp and make gestures, so what's the next logical step? According to MIT Technology review, it is prostheses with feeling.
Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy is a technique of directing magnetic pulses through injured tissue to stimulate repair. According to NYU Langone Medical Center, PEMF therapy is mostly applied in orthopedics (for non-union fractures), but it has also been demonstrated to improve soft-tissue healing. The PEMF devices, such as the PEMF4000, are available in various shapes and sizes for treating different parts of the body. If you are undergoing PEMF therapy, then there are a few things you can do to improve your treatment: