Parkinson's Disease is a neurological disorder, manifested by slowness of movement, tremor and rigidity. Symptoms vary, affecting movement, posture and balance. It mostly affects people in middle to late years although people in their 30s and 40s may be affected. Parkinson's is a progressive disease, which is not hereditary and there is no known cause or cure.
These Speaking from Experience video clips offer first-hand accounts from people who have experienced Parkinson's Disease. It was produced in partnership with Parkinson's Victoria.
Last Reviewed: March 2012
Click on the Animations tab to view 3D medical animations about this illness.