THINGS TO THINK ABOUT RIGHT NOW INVOLUNTARY, ERRATIC MOVEMENTS OF THE BODY (DYSKINESIA)Category:
THINGS TO THINKS ABOUT RIGHT NOW
INVOLUNTARY, ERRATIC MOVEMENTS OF THE BODY (DYSKINESIA)
David Verdery a PROadvocate
I have always pumped my knees up and down,
especially when I’m watching a game.
And when my team gets another first down,
I nearly go insane.
But lately, my knees and now fingers
are starting to twitch when I’m reading.
The TV is off, but the tension lingers
and I wonder where all this is leading.
I went to my primary doctor
and told him what was happening.
He said it might be essential tremors or
maybe Parkinson’s is advancing.
He continued, I hope that it’s not P.D.,
Because that’s something you live with
for the rest of your life. Let’s see,
I’ll write a referral to Dr. Smith.
He’s a Movement Disorder Specialist who
has had special training in-residence
and has the remarkable ability to
know if you have Parkinson’s.
Another source of information and support
is Parkinson’s Resource Organization.
Jo Rosen founded her group in 1990 to report
all the information from across the nation.
“Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson’s.”