He's 84. He was diagnosed three years ago and his neurologist said that he had a "form of Parkinson's" and that this form usually didn't respond to medication. Rather than shaking his muscles have gotten very stiff. I couldn't tell you the name of the medications he has tried but they haven't had any effect at all.View Thread
My father was diagnosed with a form of Parkinson's three years ago. Medications haven't been effective, his muscles are weak and stiff. Lately he has been having pain in the back and bottom of his heals, but only at night after he goes to bed. He sits in his recliner most of the day, he has to be transported in a wheelchair to the bathroom as he can no longer use his walker, so daytime and nighttime really aren't that different for him, but the pain only happens at night when he goes to bed. His doctor hasn't been able to give us any information. Has anyone else experienced this? Does anyone one know the cause?View Thread
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