Helping people living with Parkinson’s walk

Around 10 million people around the world are living with Parkinson’s, a degenerative disease that affects the brain.

45% of all People with Parkinson’s (PwP) experience gait freeze, a condition that renders spontaneous walking all but impossible. Gait freeze is embarrassing, frustrating and debilitating. It also doubles the sufferer’s likelihood of falls and the associated risk of serious injury.

GaitThaw is a simple, elegant and practical solution to the problem of gait freezing that underpins the creation of GaitQ.