Effects of Exercise on Falls, Balance, and Gait Ability in Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-analysis.

@article{Shen2016EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Exercise on Falls, Balance, and Gait Ability in Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-analysis.},
  author={Xia Shen and Irene S K Wong-Yu and Margaret K. Y. Mak},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and neural repair},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={512-27}
}
Postural instability and falls are complex and disabling features of Parkinson's disease (PD) and respond poorly to anti-Parkinsonian medication. There is an imperative need to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise interventions in enhancing postural stability and decreasing falls in the PD population. The objectives of our study were to determine the effects of exercise training on the enhancement of balance and gait ability and reduction in falls for people with PD and to investigate… CONTINUE READING
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