G. Frederick Wooten MD


Parkinson’s Disease and Freezing

In Parkinson’s disease, freezing (sometimes called motor block) is a sudden, brief inability to start movement or to continue rhythmic, repeated movements, such as finger-tapping, writing, or walking. Freezing most often affects walking, but it also can affect speech, writing, and the person’s ability to open and close…

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

Exercise is an important part of home treatment for people with Parkinson’s disease. It has benefits in both early and advanced stages of the disease. Regular exercise can help you: Keep and improve muscle strength and endurance. Control your weight and improve your cardiovascular fitness. Improve your balance…