Category Archives: motor cortex

Study shows magnetic stimulation effectively treats frozen gait in Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s disease (PD) belongs to a group of conditions called motor system disorders, which are the result of the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The four primary symptoms of PD are tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, or slowness of movement; and postural instability.  About 50% of patients with Parkinson’s disease experience freezing of gait (FOG), an inability to move forward while walking

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