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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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My wife and I have been battling with this dreadful condition

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my wife and I have been battling with this dreadful condition for 23yrs with my wife being almost immobile. we took expert advice on the way forward and chose to take the offer of deep brain stimulation accepting that there is no guarantee as to the mobility afterwards. there has been massive improvements since but sadly not on the mobility front , we are currently trying to establish a daily routine with the prescribed drugs to hand which are as follows 125 madopar arequip mantadine 100mg requip xl 8mg and 4mgrequip xl ,having recently had the regime altered has caused a poor response making it difficult for my wife to maintain a daily routine any advice would be greatfully accepted many thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. First off what exactly is your wife's medical problem?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

wifes problem is advanced parkinsons disease

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
I understand. Are you asking if there are other medications that may help with her problem? And is she getting physical therapy?