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aisha_de

Apr 25

Has any of you experienced this sudden moving and need to move with no purpose?

Since my son’s injury he’s been progressively getting better physically, but the cognitive abilities aren’t there yet. He now walks around all day either in circles or around the house and barely sits down. He can only sit for about 3 minutes before he’s up walking and pacing again. The doctors are saying it’s something called “Akathisia” and suggesting a medication for that. I’m opposed to medication because I don’t want to keep him on drugs.

Does it go away eventually or it is long lasting because of the brain damage?