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Exploring Newly Found Freedom with the GaitAid for Parkinson's Disease
Date:8/10/2009

A new device is helping Parkinson's disease patients improve walking, balance, confidence and quality of life.

Hamilton, AL (PRWEB) Jeanne Crace, 70, who has five daughters, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren is now finding new freedom in mobility despite Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's Disease remains a mystery of medical science. For reason's unknown, certain brain cells stop producing a substance called Dopamine, which affects an individual's movement, strength and balance. Parkinson's disease affects between 1 and 1.5 million Americans. Each year, 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Jeanne moved with her husband Dan to a 40 acre hobby farm in Hamilton, Alabama in 1983 and together they established a decorating and remodeling business. In 1996 Jeanne was diagnosed with Parkinsonism. Within 3 years her condition worsened to include severe shaking and loss of her beautiful smile.

By 2001, Jeanne's stooped posture, freezing, and shuffling started to get progressively worse. Four of their five daughters live far off with their families. Up until 2004, Jeanne and Dan were able to travel and visit each of the children once a year. By 2004 Jeanne's condition made these long trips too difficult and tiring.

In April, 2009, Dan found the GaitAid Virtual Walker from MediGait, a new device that improves walking for Parkinson's disease on the internet. Dan says, "Being a skeptic from past disappointments, I called Medigait support and discussed the system and program. At that point I ordered the device and put it
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