Randomized controlled trial of the Alexander technique for idiopathic Parkinson's disease.

@article{Stallibrass2002RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial of the Alexander technique for idiopathic Parkinson's disease.},
  author={C Stallibrass and Patrick J G Sissons and Campbell Chalmers},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={695-708}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the Alexander Technique, alongside normal treatment, is of benefit to people disabled by idiopathic Parkinson's disease. DESIGN A randomized controlled trial with three groups, one receiving lessons in the Alexander Technique, another receiving massage and one with no additional intervention. Measures were taken pre- and post-intervention, and at follow-up, six months later. SETTING The Polyclinic at the University of Westminster, Central London. SUBJECTS… CONTINUE READING