My brother (age 82) is complaining of neck and lower back pain. He also has Parkinson's desease but says that only affects his right hand and is on medication for the Parkinson. He tells me that something is causing him to walk sideways.
His health is very good and he is an active person, lives alone
He lives a great distance from me so all my information comes from our phone converstations. He is going to a physical therapist and says that seems to help.
I would like to know what is causing his severe neck pain and the walking sideways and what can be done for this condition.
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