Massage For Parkinson’s
A great form of treatment that can supplement the treatment of Parkinson’s disease is massage therapy. Research has shown that regular massage therapy can be very beneficial for patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease improve in their daily functions, sleeping abilities, improvement in blood circulation, self-confidence, walking, and well-being, as well as decrease their overall stress levels.
Massage therapy not only improves blood circulation and sleep patterns, it also reduces the level of stress hormones. A lower level of stress can reduce the incidence of going into tremors or turning rigid and can improve the confidence level of the patient.
As with some of the other benefits, increased stamina can have a trickle down positive impact on other patient symptoms including an improved ability to exercise on a regular basis, which in turn will deliver other benefits such as mental and physical relaxation.