10 Types of Assistive Devices for Parkinson's Disease
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6. Writing Tools
A common symptom of PD is handwriting that becomes small, cramped, and laborious. A pen grip—a rubber or foam cylinder that fits over your pen—may help your hand stay more relaxed as you write. Also, a ballpoint pen is often easier to control than a felt-tip or rollerball.
Medically Reviewed By: Chang, Alice MD
Last Annual Review Date: 2012-04-20
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