Elizabeth A. Ulanowski

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BACKGROUND Given the neurodegenerative nature of Huntington's disease (HD), community-based exercise programs that meet the ongoing needs of those living with HD are needed. The genetic nature of HD warrants the inclusion of those at-risk for HD. The purpose of this clinical report is to describe an evidence-based approach to the design of a community-based(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to examine community-based yoga, led by a physiotherapist, for individuals affected by Huntington's disease (HD). METHODS Qualitative case study methodology was used to examine the Hatha yoga led by a certified yoga instructor who was a neurologic physiotherapist. Data collection included participant observations,(More)
BACKGROUND There is a lack of evidence examining the role of physical therapy (PT) to address movement dysfunction for individuals with essential tremor (ET). CASE REPORT A 61-year-old male with ET and prolonged bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) completed 14 sessions of outpatient PT that emphasized balance, functional movements, and proximal(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the association between daily physical activity and cognitive function among older adults with Parkinson's disease (PD). OBJECTIVE Here we evaluate the association between accelerometer-assessed physical activity and cognition among older patients with PD. METHODS Cognition assessed via the Montreal Cognitive(More)
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