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PEF therapists help curb the progression of Parkinson’s Disease

People suffering from Parkinson’s Disease (PD) experience many symptoms that impair their daily lives. It’s as if their world turns from a fast or normal pace to slow motion. They experience rigidity or stiffness in their limbs and tremors in their face, arms, hands and legs. Falling three or four times a week becomes a routine. Pain is an unwelcomed companion and a good night’s sleep becomes a thing of the past.

PD is a progressive disorder, but PEF members at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw have developed programs designed to help PD patients enjoy a better quality of life, and even slow the progression of the disease. READ MORE