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What causes the muscle pain in Parkinson's disease?

Related Topics: Parkinson's Disease, Muscle, Pain

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Parkinson's Disease
Duke Medicine
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There are several types of pain associated with PD. Hip or shoulder pain - particularly on the side most affected by PD - may be an early sign of PD. However, other joint pain, is likely from arthritis.

Muscle pain from PD may be divided into a cramping type pain usually from a wearing off from medications, or stiffness from lack of medications. Treatment includes medication adjustment and exercise - particularly light stretching.

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