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Neurological Therapy

What follows is an email I received that offers a neurological therapy you can do while lying in bed. It is based on the principles of neurological diplomacy, an approach used by some therapists that makes the “good” side as “bad” as the “bad” side when a person has more difficulty with one side of the body than the other side.

Robert Rodgers PhD
Road to Recovery from Parkinsons Disease

“Lying in bed when I wake up and stretch I may feel the right leg is more dead. Or, maybe I try to send golden or white light to the right arm or leg or right side and it feels darker and not so receptive as the left side. So I pretend the left side is that way, the whole drill. Basically anything I happen to notice at any time day or night that involves a difference in what is happening left vs right side of body, I use Neurological Diplomacy.”

“Doing yoga my right side may feel differently than my left side in a pose. I make the “good” side identical with all the limitations of the “bad” side using neurological diplomacy. A whole yoga set is done that way. This approach offers an approach to healing that is gentle and kind.” 

“Instead of trying to make the harder pose (left or right) better by stretching harder I do the other side less to make both sides even. That facilitates healing. I feel it. This feeling is not there when I do ordinary “stupid” yoga as I call it where we try to work harder on the “bad” side. The difference between the left and right sides of the body in any event is usually caused by skeletal mal-alignments. To work harder on the “bad” side may create deeper and more chronic adaptions to a difficult body situation. This would not be a welcome outcome.” 

“When taking a bucket shower, my right shoulder is more sensitive to cold than my left shoulder. So, I pretend to be sensitive to cold just in that same way on the left shoulder.”

“If nothing else, the practice of neurological diplomacy confuses the hell out of the brain, which is good, as it makes the brain more pliable and responsive to do what needs to be really done.”


Parkinson’s Disease New Treatment

Parkinson’s Disease New Treatment

Below is a play by play account of how one man who currently experiences the symptoms of Parkinson’s receives tremendous therapeutic advantage by intentionally making his “good side” worse. This Parkinson’s disease new treatment is counter-intuitive to be sure.

  1. Why in the world would anyone want to make their “good side” worse when they already have one “bad side”?
  2. Wouldn’t you then be straddled with two “bad sides” and not just “one bad” side?

The answer to both questions is “no“. Check out my previous post on “Neurological Diplomacy” to understand why.

This Parkinson’s disease new treatment costs absolutely nothing and insures you are in complete control.

  • No one is doing anything to you.
  • No therapists are required or necessary.
  • This Parkinson’s Disease new treatment is free. 

The example below applies the principle of Neurological Diplomacy to a trembling right arm and hand.  The account was emailed to me by an individual who prefers to remain anonymous.  What follows is the description he emailed to me which I have liberally edited.  He wanted to get this information out to others who experience symptoms of Parkinson’s disease because the approach has been so helpful to him personally.

First of all, I only do this after my cold morning shower when I am already moaning and trembling from the cold water. My body feels energized then too. Other times of the day I do not do this technique. Admittedly it looks weird for someone else to see, so I do this when no one else is watching me.  I’d be too self-conscious to do it in front of an audience. Also, I need high energy to do this technique.

After my cold shower (which is the time of the day when I have high energy)  I make my “good” left hand and arm and “good” left side shake and shudder like the dickens out of control. I literally act like a crazy man. I would not want anyone to see me doing this. They would think I was insane.

I do this maybe 10 to 20 seconds maximum. My thought process goes something like this:

“OK body if you want to see a tremble I will SHOW you a real tremble. You think that pathetic tremble on the right side is something?  Let me show you a real shudder and shake. “

I try to make the left side (my “good side) feel just like the right side. In this space –

  • I am out of control.
  • There is no way to fix this.
  • I am totally frustrated.
  • I am completely disabled and cannot function at all since both sides are trembling to beat the band.
  • Then, I stop, dry myself and dress.

Here is the good news. I have had less or no trembling on the right side (my “bad side”) as the months go by. The length of time with no trembling is increasing.

The outcome varies. Sometimes I get poor results. Usually I get some results. It might be seconds or minutes of no trembling on the right side, but it is usually longer. Sometimes, and increasingly so, all morning until later afternoon, I have little or zero trembling on my right (“bad”) side.

That is the dramatic version that I would never do in public… something that I have made a daily routine as a finish my morning shower. You certainly do not have to be nude to do this. Loose clothing works just as well.

I also practice a scaled down version during the day when I sometimes imitate the right side tremble on the left side with the intention of getting a frustrated feeling about it. My intention is to help my brain work on a correction.

Sometimes I do this “homeopathically” where one cannot even see what I am doing. Or, I create the conditions in my imagination. You do not even see my tremoring on my “good” side.

Admittedly, such efforts do not work as well as my morning shower routine. But each time I do it – bold and brazen or just in the imagination – I always feel currents and shudders along the spine that feel to me like I am “waking up.” Usually, I get seconds or minutes of less or no trembling in the right arm. Intuitively, using such intuition as I have, all this feels to me like the very best thing I am doing for my Parkinson’s symptoms.


Why not give this Parkinson’s Disease new treatment some serious attention? There is nothing to lose and everything to gain. Best of all, this Parkinson’s disease new treatment has no side effects. The only expectation is improvement on some level.

Robert Rodgers PhD
Road to Recovery from Parkinsons Disease