Effect of whole body vibration in Parkinson's disease: A controlled study

  title={Effect of whole body vibration in Parkinson's disease: A controlled study},
  author={Pablo Arias and Marcelo Chouza and Jamile Vivas and Javier Cudeiro},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
In the search of new strategies to improve the quality of life of Parkinson's disease patients, recent work has reported an amelioration of Parkinsonian symptoms using Whole Body Vibration (WBV). A double‐blinded, placebo controlled design was used to evaluate the effect of a 12 WBV sessions‐programme on a number of motor and clinical tests in 23 Parkinson's disease patients. Patients were assigned to one of two groups, one receiving WBV and the other a placebo group. At the end of the… 

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