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Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's

Motor symptoms affect your movement. They are symptoms that people can see.

Motor symptoms can include: tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement. 

Tremor
about 70% of people with Parkinson’s experience a tremor. Tremor is characterised by shaking, particularly when resting, which often occurs initially in one hand or arm.  
Stiffness
muscle rigidity can make tasks like turning in bed, getting out of a chair, or delicate movements like doing up buttons, difficult. Stiffness can also affect posture and facial expressions, and can lead to muscular aching.
Slowness of movement
(also known as Bradykinesia) – people with Parkinson’s often find initiating movements difficult, or it might take them longer to perform a task than someone without Parkinson’s. This can affect things like repetitive limb movements, handwriting and getting dressed.

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