Most treatment is supportive and includes:
Physical therapy is important to help keep muscles stronger and more flexible, which helps to maintain balance longer and lessen the risk of falling.
Occupational therapy provides strategies to assist with eating, dressing and self care.
Atypical Parkinsonisms may impair speech, which reduces the ability of patients to express complex thoughts. Speech therapy may help with this.
Medication Treatment Options
Some medications that are used for Parkinson's disease may help reduce symptoms for some time, but this effect is often small and only temporary.