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By seawench On 2012.12.03 17:31
Univ of Norte Dame study regarding Doorways and memory - could this also contribute to the freezing PWP's have that are triggered by doorways?

Just sayin - something happens when He gets to a doorway and we have to watch it because that's where most of the falls take place. Residual forward motion, freezing and a tub often result in a trip to the ER. We never allow him to walk to the bathroom alone anymore.


By parkinit On 2012.12.03 18:40
Maybe so. Hmmm.

By LOHENGR1N On 2012.12.03 19:05
Interesting reading. I don't think that is what happens with freezing or falls. It might have something to do with the whole process though and would be a curious study to do. If going through a door way interrupts the thinking process or causes a glitch, then several other factors could come into play.

Bradykinesia is one of the more disabling aspects of P.D. it is a delay of starting all movements, the arrest of ongoing movements and slowness and poverty of all movements, contributing to other Parkinson symptoms like difficulty with balance and walking.

Good catch and interesting if everyone has these experiences normally, then with our mixed up faulty systems relaying commands through our brains to make our bodies function, stands to reason it may effect us more or combine with the disease to cause us problems. That said it being a "normal" event I don't know how much or what difference it will make for Us.

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