Chiropractic Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease

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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder in which the symptoms continually worsen over time.

PD involves the malfunction and death of neurons, specifically in an area of the brain called the substantia nigra. As PD progresses, dopamine—the chemical that controls muscle movement and coordination—decreases leaving a person unable to control their movements as they normally would.

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