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10 Types of Assistive Devices for Parkinson's Disease

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Your Parkinson's Toolkit

When you have Parkinson's disease (PD), symptoms such as shakiness, rigid muscles, slow movements, and unsteadiness can affect your daily life. As the disease worsens, it can turn routine tasks—such as eating, dressing, and writing—into daunting chores. Assistive devices make these tasks easier so you're able to do more.


Medically Reviewed By: Chang, Alice MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-04-20

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Parkinson's disease only affects older adults.