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Acupressure treatment for Parkinson's disease

Parkinsonism is a syndrome consisting of akinesia (loss or imperfection of movements), brady kinesia ( reduced movement ) , rigidity and tremors. It affects both sexes; usually after 60 yrs. Of age. It is a degenerative disease of the brain.

Classification of Parkinsonism:

•  Primary parkinsonism

•  Paralysis agitans or Parkinson's disease or idiopathic Parkinsonism.

•  Secondary (symptomatic)

Causes:

•  Post encephalic

•  Toxins

•  Drugs

•  Ischemia (loss of blood supply)

•  Tumor

•  Parkinsonism plus (degenerative disorders)

•  Wilson's disease

•  Hutington's disease

Symptoms of Parkinsonism:

•  Trembling of wrists, fingers, sometimes of jaw, head or lower limbs.

•  Rigidity – due to hypertonned muscles.

•  Hypokonesis/akinesia – slowness of movement, difficulty in initiating a movement. Face looks blank and expressionless.

•  Stooped or bent posture with a tendency to fall.

•  Difficulty in maintaining balance while standing or sitting.

•  Speech is of low volume and monotonous.

•  Dribbling of saliva.

Accupressure treatment :

Du channel all points.

Ex 6

LI 4, 11

St 36, 41, 44

TW 5

UB channel all points for increased salivation.

St 4 (towards St 6), 40

Sp 9

Ex 5

CV 23, 24

Reflex points: spinal column, brain, pituitary & all glands, kidney.

 

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