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Parkinson’s patients see improvement through a less conventional therapy

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder that affects movement, muscle control, and balance. And while there is no cure for this debilitating disease there are treatments that focus on controlling symptoms. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Maria Tridas discusses how one form of therapy takes the patient out of the doctor’s office to improve their quality of life.

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