Parkinson's Disease One of the most commonest progressive neurodegenerative disease and amongst the commonest disabling disease in elderly.
We all have 1 in 40 chances of developing Parkinson's in our life time.
Prevalence of Parkinson's in India is around 69-100 per 1,00,000. Approximately 1%above the age of 60 and 2%above the age of 80 has Parkinson's. Parkinson's has profound effect on Balance and Gait. 40-70% of people with Parkinson's falls every year and 1/3 of these fall repeatedly. cardinal symptoms include Tremor, Rigidity,Akinesia ,postural instability. #humsaathhai #DBLsocialwelfarefoundation #PhysiodeptGHMC