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1. A passive large-amplitude vibratory movement used in massage.
2. A vibratory technique used in chest physical therapy to facilitate pulmonary drainage.


n massage technique of holding and loosely, rhythmically moving a muscle mass or area of the body. Also called
rhythmic mobilization.

Patient discussion about shaking

Q. how do you know if you have early onset of alzheimers? i'm 47. i do have extreme tremors at times and memory l i was told this could be what i have by a psychiatrist. What else can cause me to have these symptoms at my age and how do i know?

A. any time ;)

Q. Should I go for the knife? I have essential tremor for many years, and in the last few years it seems nothing helps it, and although I tried all the drugs my doctor could offer me, nothing helps. It really ruins my life, and recently I read about a surgery that suppose to treat it, called thalamotomy- does anyone know anything about it?

A. It's a possibility, and considered effective (reducing tremor in most of the patients). However, it has quite serious side effects, that can result even in weakness of some parts of your body. You should think really good before you opt for this treatment. Good luck!

Q. How do you tell between temporal shaky hands and parkinson disease? My dear granpa's hands are being a bit shaky lately. I was wondering if I should worry about Parkinson's disease or is it most likely to be something else? How to tell? are there other symptoms for Parkinson's?? Any help...

A. The tremor (shaking body parts) of Parkinson disease appears during rest of the limb and disappears or weakens during active movement. Additionally, Parkinson's disease cause walking problems and slow movements.

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References in classic literature ?
Sometimes I think there are a great many women behind, and sometimes only one, and she crawls around fast, and her crawling shakes it all over.
Then in the very bright spots she keeps still, and in the very shady spots she just takes hold of the bars and shakes them hard.
The answer to my appeal was instantaneous, but it came in the form of an extraordinary blast and chill, a gust of frozen air, and a shake of the room as great as if, in the wild wind, the casement had crashed in.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steak 'n Shake announced that it has achieved its 27[sup.
For the visitors the bracelet provides a revolutionary service: when two people shake hands upon meeting, contact information is exchanged automatically.
Drop by its outlets in Khan Market, Saket or Kailash Colony to try the Banana and Raspberry Smoothie, Belgian Chocolate Shake and the Mint- Oreo shake.
Cause the players gonna play, play, play/And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate/Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake/ Shake it off.
Love it or loathe it, 'Harlem Shake' is the current music phenomenon - and the man behind it wants UAE fans with the funkiest moves to shake it with him at a Dubai gig this month.
On Thursday, Egyptians will gather outside the Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Cairo, and on Friday Tunisians will meet at the Ministry of Education in Tunis -- and then dance the Harlem Shake.
In early 2007, a Muslim police woman in Britain sparked debates when she refused to shake hands with Britain's senior police chiefs.
A new product in the exercise marketplace which is advertised to increase strength is the Shake Weight[R].
Tabor's Beauty Shake also serves as a meal replacement that can be used as part of a diet or healthy eating plan.