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what can b done about back stiffness and pain?


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#1 LIFEBOAT

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:09 AM

what can be done about back rigidity?

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#2 Dr. Okun

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:29 AM

In PD we would optimize dopaminergics, do physical therapy and stretching. We would then also have a complete neurological examination performed and if appropriate image the back and see if there is a problem (disk, tumor, etc.)

Hope that helps with a general approach.

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