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Extraordinary successful treatment for patients with Parkinsons Disease due to GIGER MD Therapy

   

 

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The GIGER MD Therapy is nowadays certainly one of the most effective method in treating Parkinson's disease or other disease as well as lesions affecting the Central Nervous System (CNS). This method is rehabilitating the CNS, unlike many other methods which affect only the periphery. Moreover the mobility of people with Parkinson's disease can be improved at the same time through the GIGER MD medical device with greatest success.

The therapy on the GIGER MDinstrument is a singular method of physio and neuro therapy, whose unequaled effectiveness cannot be compared with conventional therapy procedures at all.
 


 


Like some other CNS degenerative disorders, Parkinson's disease begins insidiously. Persons close to the patient may notice the problem before the patient does. The patient's facial expression may appear "depressed" or "apathetic," and the voice may become softer in volume and monotonous in tone. The patient may complain of muscular "weakness" or "stiffness." Involuntary movements, such as tremor or the turning in of a foot (dystonia), may become a problem. The symptoms may be noticed during routine activities, or they may be present only at certain times, such as when the patient is walking or writing.

In the initial stages of Parkinson's disease, many patients do not have movement problems. Instead, they may complain of anxiety and difficulty sleeping. However, signs of motor system dysfunction become apparent on neurologic and physical examination.

The first step in evaluating a patient with problems suggestive of Parkinson's disease is to determine which components of motor control are affected. That means the GIGER MD Therapy is tailored to the persons particular condition (GIGER MD medical device, GIGER MD Booster Impulse, GIGER MD light). 



 

The GIGER MD medical device represents the basic instrument. In the case of progressive improvement of the motor abilities of the patient the GIGER MD Booster Impulses should be used additionally, in order to therapy still more purposefully at the course sample which can be reached. With the GIGER MD instruments particularly equilibrium, space feeling, eye hand co-ordination, tuning of individual parts of the body to each other, muscles (sports club retaining muscles), harmonious and coordinated movements as well as their speed and the sensomotor are trained. The effect of this GIGER MD Therapy is because of an approximation to the original physiological movement sample as well as a normalization of the vegetative like also the higher mental functions.  With the program recording can be judged objectively, with which gravity the illness is afflicted and in what respect treatment progress of a patient was obtained.

 

In Parkinson's disease, tremor typically occurs at rest but may also be present when the arms are raised (postural tremor). Tremor is not a pathognomonic sign because it can also occur with other movement disorders. Conversely, not all patients with Parkinson's disease manifest tremor, so the absence of tremor does not rule out the diagnosis.

The goals of treatment are to alleviate symptoms that interfere with the patient's activities of daily living and to prevent or limit complications as Parkinson's disease progresses and to prevent or slow the progression of the disease. Because of the GIGER MD Therapy this goal is not any longer a theoretic goal. If secondary parkinsonism is suspected, treatment should be directed at the identified underlying cause. Treatment for idiopathic Parkinson's disease should be initiated as soon as the patient's symptoms begin to interfere with routine activities. 

Slowness of gait, poor postural reflexes, involuntary movements and orthostatic hypotension contribute to the falls frequently experienced by patients with Parkinson's disease, especially later in the course of the disorder. Measures to reduce the risk of falls include an intensive therapy on the GIGER MD Instruments.

With an intensive therapy on the revolutionary GIGER MD Instruments you will achieve the greatest succes concerning the symptoms of Parkinsons as shaking, muscle stiffness and slowness of movement.


When recommending a course of treatment, the physician determines how much the symptoms disrupt the patient's life and then tailors therapy to the person's particular condition.

Over time, however, the side effects of many of the administered medications can be nearly as distressing as the disease itself, and the drugs may eventually lose their effectiveness. Applicating the GIGER MD Therapy intensively as well as extensively, the quantity of medication can be reduced or even completely abandoned.

To all GIGER MD Therapy Instruments is the same principle inherent:  

Basis for the GIGER MD Therapy

As explained before, the GIGER MD Therapy is used to treat patients with CNS lesions.

Due to the 4 new developments in human neurophysiology mentioned below, it is possible to reorganize the lesioned or functionally impaired human central nervous system (CNS). The 4 new repair-related concepts are:

  1. The CNS is viewed as a neuronal network which organizes itself. The organization can be changed by re-learning.
     

  2. The self-organization is based on a relative (specifically changing) phase- and frequency coordination of rhythmically firing sub neuronal networks and single neurons.
     

  3. Neurogenesis and functional cell proliferation is induced and controlled by learning. Methods for re-learning basic CNS functions use especially rhythmic, dynamic, coordinated movements (GIGER MD Instruments).
     

  4. It seems from the success in re-learning movements, vegetative and higher mental functions in patients with CNS lesion that the human CNS has a second integrative strategy to learn, re-learn, store and recall network states.

 

 

Theory of coordination dynamics of the lesioned human CNS and re-learning

The lesioned human CNS can be repaired by re-learning of partially lost phase and frequency coordination through coordinated rhythmic movements. The severely lesioned CNS can only efficiently be repaired if integrative, coordinated functions are re-learned. The re-learning of relative phase and frequency coordination of the lesioned CNS can be achieved by: 

  1. Using the special coordination dynamic therapy device GIGER MD which offer exact phase and frequency coordination up to a few milliseconds for re-learning.
     
  2. The training of automatisms, postures and old learned movements which are only little impaired in their functioning by the lesion. 

 


 

Rather than asking what is the best method to re-organize the lesioned CNS we should ask what method is most efficient in re-organizing the lesioned CNS by re-learning. The increase of the rate of re-learning is determined by 4 factors:

  1. The exactness of the coordination of the performed movements during the therapy, to functionally reconnect disconnected network parts to recouple arms or legs that cannot be moved.
     
  2. The increase of the intergrativity of the coordination dynamic therapy, which increases the number and complexity of simultaneously exercised phase and frequency coordinations and makes it possible to re-learn integrative functions such as the higher mental functions.
     
  3. The enhancement of the movement induced re-afferent input to strengthen the physiologic self-organization of the lesioned CNS and its communication with the environment.
     
  4. The increase of the intensity of the therapy to force the adaptive machine CNS to adapt.

 

Because of measured phase and frequency coordination in the process of neuronal network organization in man, the theory of coordination dynamics is used for re-learning motor, vegetative, and higher mental functions. The re-learning (repair) is seen as a change of the existing inner coordination dynamics tendencies after the lesion (with no or only pathologic functioning of arms, legs and trunk) to achieve CNS coordination dynamics which will generate again physiologic movements, vegetative and higher mental functions.

The change of the coordination dynamics is achieved by the GIGER MD Therapy, especially by the GIGER MD medical device.

The improvement of the coordinated movement of an arm, finger or leg can be measured. The improvement of the average coordination dynamics when exercising on a GIGER MD Instrument can be used to quantify the improvement of the inner coordination tendencies on the macroscopic level.

The GIGER MD Booster Impulse makes possible for the first time for the wheelchair-bounded patient to train standing the cardiovascular system, to improve substantially the blood circulation, to strengthen and develop muscles as well as to prevent pressure ulcers and articular stiffness.

For the reconciliation of still insufficient equilibrium reactions and to carry a part of the body weight, the patients can be secured in a modified parachute harness. This method permits to practice the still wheelchair-dependent patient to repeat complex gait patterns under optimal conditions.

Owing to the intensively as well as extensively accomplished GIGER MD Therapy every patients suffering Parkinsons disease can learn to walk again or at least improve crucially the walking ability.

GIGER MD has over 20 years of experience in research and development of new rehab and therapy programs worldwide!

 

 

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