Newry City AFC have shown their support for Parkinson’s awareness week.
On Tuesday evening, prior to the first team’s match with Valley Rangers, the players and coaches all wore t-shirts to raise awareness of the disease.
One person in every 500 has Parkinson’s. That’s about 127,000 people in the UK. Symptoms and how quickly they progress are different for everyone. There’s currently no cure, but drugs and treatments are available to manage many of the symptoms.
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