Role of Physiotherapy in improvement of Parkinson’s Patients in Abu Dhabi

Role of Physiotherapy in improvement of Parkinson’s Patients in Abu Dhabi

Role of Physiotherapy in improvement of Parkinson’s patients

The nerve cells inside your body work in a smooth harmony, receiving the orders from your brain through dopamine to convert it into motor activity, and the situation remains normal as long as the substantia nigra that makes dopamine is intact and correct, but suddenly. it becomes damaged! what is happening? Those cells that produce dopamine start to die, and there is no dopamine, so where do neurons receive brain signals from?

In this case, the person suffers from Parkinson’s disease, which results from the failure of neurons to receive the brain’s signals for a lack of dopamine, so movement begins to lose its smoothness and harmony.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease do not appear immediately, but with the gradual death of most of the cells of the substantia nigra responsible for dopamine, about 80% of them, and this means that the sufferer will not realize that he suffers from it only when his body collapses to a large extent, but symptoms often include movement problems such as:

  • Muscle stiffness that is similar to arthritis

  • Significant slowness of movement even in the simplest motor skills such as buttoning up a shirt

  • Shivering and trembling of the extremities, especially the hands, arms, leg, lips, jaw and tongue

  • Loss of balance in gait and inability to walk long distances

  • Bladder problems, mood swings, and sometimes depression

How do physical therapy sessions at home help support a Parkinson’s patient?

  • Maintaining a level of functionality that ensures the patient’s independence

  • Improving a person’s quality of life in terms of self-care

  • Improving movement and its range through various training strategies

  • Improving and correcting the body position and improving its condition

  • Strengthening and strengthening muscles and joints

  • Improving balance to reduce the risk and possibility of falling

  • Enhancing the patient’s ability to breathe through a good pattern

  • Awareness and education about Parkinson’s disease and how to deal with it

  • Enhancing the positive effects of drug treatments

What is included in physical therapy sessions at home for Parkinson’s patients?

The physical therapist at Pioneer Medical Services combines several techniques to maintain health and wellness and improve strength, endurance, flexibility, functional abilities, and balance ability, through:

  • Principles of motor learning such as mental images and dual tasks

  • Aerobic exercises to slow degeneration and decline of motor skills

  • Strength exercises with external resistance such as resistance bands

  • Balance and physical performance modification exercises

The physiotherapy sessions offered by Pioneer Medical Services at home can achieve a reasonable amount of partial improvement that helps reduce the severity and strength of symptoms.

It was found that improving movement and increasing physical activity equal to 2.5 hours per week helps to improve the quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Requesting Pioneer Medical Services in Abu Dhabi

Pioneer Medical Services has simplified the process of requesting their home care services in Abu Dhabi, UAE:

  1. Phone: Reach out to Pioneer Medical Services directly at +971 2 443 2275

  2. Website: You can submit a request by clicking HERE

  3. Email: Send an email detailing your needs to

  4. Visit in Branch: Alternatively, you can also visit our office at Al Zahiyah Area, Opp. Abu Dhabi Mall, Makeen Tower 2nd floor – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Office hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday through Friday.

Once your request is received, a member of the Pioneer Medical Services team will conduct an initial consultation to determine the specific needs of the patient. Following a comprehensive assessment, a tailored care plan is designed and implemented, ensuring the highest standard of home healthcare delivery.


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