Javier Rodríguez-Gómez

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INTRODUCTION Dissociated sleep-arousal states are clinical and experimental phenomena which represent mixed forms of the three stages of this cycle (arousal, NREM sleep and REM sleep). CLINICAL CASE We describe the case of a man who presented with a history of excessive diurnal somnolence for the previous 5 years. He also had symptoms of sleep paralysis,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess whether supervised slackline training reduces the risk of falls in people with Parkinson's disease (PD). METHODS Twenty-two patients with idiopathic PD were randomized into experimental (EG, N = 11) and control (CG, N = 11) groups. Center of Pressure (CoP), Freezing of Gait (FOG), and Falls Efficacy Scale (FES)(More)
BACKGROUND Progressive resistance exercise (PRE) can have a positive effect in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the effect of PRE may vary with the clinical subtype of PD. To date, no study has assessed the effects of PRE in the different subtypes of PD. AIM The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of PRE in PD patients(More)
INTRODUCTION The radial nerve is a prolongation of the posterior secondary trunk of the brachial plexous. It goes round the posterior aspect of the humerus, and is found anteriorly at the level of the forearm where it divides into two branches: 1. A deep motor branch, the posterior interosseus nerve; and 2. A superficial sensory branch, the superficial(More)
INTRODUCTION Brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP) are an objective test that provides an early detection of hearing losses and a functional evaluation of the auditory pathway. MATERIAL AND METHODS All neonates born between November 1989 and December 1994 presenting some factor of audiologic or neurologic failure were tested by ABR, in order to(More)
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