Parkinson’s Disease: Overcoming Movement Difficulties – Lauren Turner AEP

Parkinson’s Disease is a chronic neurological condition which affects the central nervous system’s (brain and spinal cord) ability to communicate due to a reduction of the neurotransmitter called dopamine. As a result, people with Parkinson’s disease have difficulty with motor learning and processing. People with Parkinson’s disease present with one or more of the following…

Multiple Sclerosis & Gait – Lauren Turner AEP

Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological condition which effects the function of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). An impaired immune response causes inflammation of the myelin sheath that surrounds the neural pathways which insulate the nerve fibres; resulting in multiple lesions and scarring. The myelin sheaths act as a conductive tissue to enhance…