Easy to manage trousers for people with Parkinson's disease

What is Parkinson's disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition where parts of the brain become progressively damaged over time.


According to the NHS the three main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are involuntary shaking of particular parts of the body (often referred to as tremors), slow movement, and stiff and inflexible muscles. Many people who have Parkinson’s disease also experience a wide range of other physical and psychological issues including depression and anxiety, balance problems, loss of the sense of smell (anosmia), problems sleeping (insomnia), and memory problems.

Research suggests that around 1 in 500 people are affected by Parkinson’s disease. While most people with Parkinson’s start to develop symptoms when they’ve over 50, some (around 1 in 20) first experience symptoms when they are under 40.

The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can make it difficult to manage zips and buttons.

How we can help

To help improve the quality of life of those with Parkinson’s disease and to aid independent living, we have created a collection of easy pull-up Elasticated Waist Trousers that are easy to manage as they also don’t have zips or buttons. These Elasticated Waist Trousers are available in a range of materials and colours, and are also well matched with our Easy Fastening Belt which has been designed to be managed with one hand.

View our range of easy to pull up elasticated waist trousers:

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