Gait apraxia

Hi everyone, my dad is 71 and diagnosed with gait apraxia in the summer last year.
He’s on the highest dose of sinemet which has no effect on his walking at all.
Just wondering if anyone has this and takes any other medication alongside sinemet that has helped?

Welcome to the forum, @Mippy1506 and thanks for your question,

I’m sorry to hear about your dad and his difficulties with gait apraxia. That sounds like a real challenge. I’m sure that our other friendly forum members will be along to talk about this with you. While you’re waiting, you might want to search our website at for Sinemet and for Gait, to see what you can find out. The site has a lot of helpful information on many topics so do take a look when you can.

Taking care of someone with Parkinson’s is a challenge in itself and this page may be very useful. You can also call our helpline on 0808 800 0303 to talk to our advisers if you have concerns.

Best wishes,
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