Bradykinesia

 

Bradykinesia Definition :

 

The word bradykinesia is logically derived from two Greek roots: bradys, slow + kinesis, movement = slow movement, slow motion, slow moving

 

Bradykinesia: Slowed ability to start and continue movements, and impaired ability to adjust the body's position. Can be a symptom of neurological disorders, particularly Parkinson disease, or a side effect of medications.

 

Bradykinesia essentially refers to a component of parkinsonism. The full spectrum of parkinsonism is derived from the features of Parkinson disease, which include bradykinesia, tremor Surgery, and rigidity.