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    James Parkinson first discovered Parkinson's Disease in 1817. Parkinson's Disease is a common neurologic disorder for the elderly. It is a disorder of the brain characterized by shaking and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination. This disease is associated with damage to a part of the brain that controls muscle movement. Parkinson's Disease is a chronic illness that is still being extensively studied. Parkinson's Disease has caused problems for many people in this world and plagued

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    Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome Essay

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    Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome is a heart condition where there is an extra electrical pathway or circuit in the heart. The condition can lead to episodes of rapid heart also known as tachycardia. Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome, also known as WPW, is present at birth. People of all ages, even infants, can experience the symptoms related to WPW. Episodes of tachycardia often occur when people are in their teens or early twenties. Most of the time, a fast heart

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    History of present illness: 34-year-old woman with a history of Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome complains of intermittent palpitations since 2005. She has had a 24-hour Holter, which was unremarkable. She came in for a follow-up visit and had an EKG done that revealed the presence of pre-excitation. The patient reports a daily sensation of palpitations that lasts for several minutes. The patient reports lightheadedness with the palpitations without syncope. The patient underwent an exercise treadmill

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    Parkinson Disease

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    According to a study by Murdock, Cousins, and Kernohan, these four major signs make Parkinson disease more and more crippling and life-threatening: resting tremors, Rigidity, Bradykinesia, and Postural instability. 1st sign are Resting tremors. Resting tremors are seen as the shaking of the limb, even when the person is at rest. Often, the tremor affects only the hand or fingers and the tremors can trigger during any type of movement of an affected body part. In the early stages of the disease, about

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    Parkinson Experiment

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    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the obstacles that people with Parkinson Disease (PD) face with exercise. This study was formulated, taken into account a patient’s mental reluctance of exercise in such manners as fear of falling and the stage in which the disease has progressed. The desire of this study was to enrich the exercise goals of PD patients by sharing results with physical therapists to help them create a beneficial model for PD patients to follow. This may help

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    Almost a million Americans have Parkinson’s disease, a common neurological degenerative disease that causes loss in motor functions. Costing up to 25 Billion dollars a year in the US alone, there are on average about 60,000 individuals that are diagnosed each year. However, with many cases going undetected, the number is expected to rise, as the 21st century progresses. Scientists and doctors are pulling together many resources to slow the progression of this devastating disorder; and now it is known

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    Essay On JCT Limited

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    JCT Limited, one of the main makers of materials and fiber yarn, is the leader organization of Thapar Group. With operations in two particular organizations – cotton, engineered and mixed materials and nylon fiber yarn – JCT Limited is a business sector driven organization energized by great hard working attitude, values and an elevated expectation of execution. It is this society that has built up the organization's notoriety for being one of the finest in the nation. JCT Limited was the first

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    Parkinson Disease Danielle West University Of Arkansas Fort Smith Medical Terminology Fall of 2015 Introduction Parkinson is a disease that is a glitch in the neurons in the brain, which frequently affects the substantia nigra. Part of the dying neurons produces a chemical called dopamine. As this progresses, the dopamine in the brain decreases. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain which helps the body regulate coordination and movement in the body. Once Parkinson Disease (PD) is

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    Parkinson Disease ( Pd )

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    Parkinson disease (PD) is one of the most common neurologic disorders. and it affects approximately 1% of individuals older than 60 years old. Parkinson’s disease is a condition that progresses slowly by treatment. In addition, loss of pigmented dopaminergic neurons of the substantianigra pars compacta and the presence of Lewy bodies and Lewyneurites are the two major neuropathologic findings in Parkinson disease (Hauser, 2016). The cause of Parkinson disease, defined by Robert Hauser, who is an

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    Scientific and Clinical Education Material (what you are going to teach them) These educational classes aim to teach the physical therapy students about (a) prevalence, neurological damage, the cause, signs, and symptoms of Parkinson; (b) the relevant neurological assessment and physical examination; and clinically (c) the techniques, strategies, and equipment of the physical therapy to improve balance problems, lack of coordination, fatigue, pain, gait, and immobility. Also, during clinical

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