Rehabilitation of Parkinson’s Patients

Partners : PDMDS and Pidilite Industries, Mumbai 
Started in August 2013, the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group (PD Support Group) has 57 registered patients based on the modules developed by Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society, Mumbai (PDMDS), the Parkinson’s patients are rendered physiotherapy every Sunday during 11:00 am to 01:00 pm in the premises of Special Hospital of PNR.  This PD Support Group, made history by celebrating Parkinson’s Day (11 April) by PD Patients themselves by singing songs, performing group dance and cognitive exercises.  Though Parkinson’s disease, an acquired disability, can not be cured, the physiotherapy helped the PD Patients to realize that their disease has not progressed and / or eased them in  doing activities of daily life.