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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which is typified by symptoms of rigidity, slowness of movement, tremor and loss of balance.

Many of those who suffer with Parkinson’s report positive personal experience of complementary therapies, including Joshua’s three key disciplines of acupuncture, homeopathy and Alexander Technique which focus on how the disease is affecting the person as a whole, not just their medical symptoms.

Parkinson’s UK encourages anyone affected by the condition to explore what works for them. They also stress that you should talk to your GP, specialist or Parkinson’s nurse before embarking on any complementary therapy. 

Carers, spouses and family too, of course, might be feeling the strain of caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s and they too can benefit from treatment.

How we can help:

  • Improvement in motor function and posture
  • Attenuation of nerve damage
  • Reduction in sensitivity to pain and stress
  • Relaxation and relief from anxiety and worry
My clients say...

Ruth and Steve

“Joshua Enkin is a very knowledgeable practitioner with a caring and perceptive nature that puts his patients at their ease. He has helped both myself and my husband with great success –acupuncture for my husband, to lower his stress levels, and Alexander Technique for me, initially, because I was having problems with loss of voice.…

Joanne

“I began to have acupuncture with Joshua to improve my chances of conceiving.  From the outset, he made me feel very relaxed and comfortable and that, in combination with the weekly treatment sessions, I felt a lot calmer and my blood pressure started to come down. I always felt  I could share my concerns with him…

Angela R K

“Without Joshua I’m sure we wouldn’t have our little girl. We can’t thank him enough of all the help, support and knowledge he gave us over the last eighteen months.”

Niam

“I have known Joshua for twenty years, initially as my teacher and subsequently as a colleague. During that time he had his own practice as well as teaching the Alexander Technique as a part of performance training in a range of different contexts, including individual and group work. He is experienced and knowledgeable in many…