Ask the Experts: Micrographia

Engage in activities that involve challenging finger movements, such as card games, craft pursuits like cake decorating, or playing a musical instrument.

Q. I have Parkinson’s disease and find that my handwriting is smaller than it used to be. Is there anything that might help? A. The problem you describe—called micrographia—is a common side effect of Parkinson’s disease, but there are some strategies you can try to help make writing easier. Use a large-barreled felt-tip pen, and think […]

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