Clarissa R C Franco

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Axial rigidity is an important motor manifestation in Parkinson's disease (PD). Trunk mobility impairment can cause gait, balance and postural problems. However, only few instruments analyze the trunk mobility in PD patients. The aim of this study is to present a new Trunk Mobility Scale (TMS) and its validation in PD. The TMS constituted of dynamic tests(More)
OBJECTIVE Correlate the occurrence of falls and the activity of rolling over in bed with performance on the Trunk Mobility Scale (TMS) in patients with PD, and determine whether this instrument score can predict the risk of falls. METHOD This is a cross-sectional study. Assessed patients reported the frequency of falls in the previous year and whether(More)
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