Tremors

“I noticed on day one that he had a tremor in his hands and sporadic, intermittent twitching of other areas of the body.”

Pip said to me yesterday, “At 65, instead of his health deteriorating, he’s actually improving.”

There was a little more to this case than Mr. S alludes to in the testimonial (he has quite a thick file now) and as most clients know, I like to dig all this stuff out on the first visit.

Mr. S loves his golf. A year ago he was playing very little, and when he did, he’d be in tremendous pain and discomfort the next day with an unusual weakness in the legs. A year ago he wouldn’t be able to walk three-quarters of an hour before being really uncomfortable. His quality of sleep was shot – he would toss and turn all night and hardly ever get a decent rest. I noticed on day one that he had a tremor in his hands and sporadic, intermittent twitching of other areas of the body. Mr. S’s blood pressure was slightly elevated and quite unequal from left to right. Over the months Mr. S would bring me notes on new and different issues, one of which included “burning feet”, especially at night. He made several trips to the GP in conjunction with my care to investigate this further, to no avail: Diabetes and peripheral neuropathies all ruled out. Read more

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