An app to help people with Parkinson’s Disease has been developed by physiotherapist Ciara Clancy. By using an auditory cue it can overcome one of the symptoms of Parkinson’s; that of being stuck on the spot and unable to walk. Patients can click on the app and it looks to others as if the person is just listening to music. The app also gives medication reminders, and can provide reports to the patient’s doctor. The Beats Medical app costs €2 a day. Read more: The Irish Times
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