Resting Tremors in Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the commonest cause of tremors. In this disease, tremors occur at rest. In the accompanying video, you can see resting tremors in a woman, who has Parkinson’s disease of 6 years duration. The tremors are asymmetric, affecting the right upper limb more than the left upper limb.

Gait in Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the commonest movement disorder. Patients with PD have typical features, including gait, which can aid in prompt diagnosis. In this video, you can see a person with right hemi-parkinsonism. She has resting tremors, and the upper limb is kept flexed at elbow. There is stooped posture and reduced arm swing onContinue reading “Gait in Parkinson’s Disease”

Tremors in Parkinson’s Disease

Tremors are among the commonest symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In the above video, you can see tremors affecting the right hand in a middle aged woman suffering from Parkinson’s disease. These are also called as “drum-beating” tremors. The frequency of these tremors is 4-5 Hz. There are no tremors in the left hand. These tremorsContinue reading “Tremors in Parkinson’s Disease”