Respiratory muscle training on pulmonary and swallowing function in patients with Huntington's disease: a pilot randomised controlled trial.

@article{Reyes2015RespiratoryMT,
  title={Respiratory muscle training on pulmonary and swallowing function in patients with Huntington's disease: a pilot randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Alvaro Plaza Reyes and Travis M Cruickshank and Kazunori Nosaka and Mel Ziman},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={961-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of 4-month of respiratory muscle training on pulmonary and swallowing function, exercise capacity and dyspnoea in manifest patients with Huntington's disease. DESIGN A pilot randomised controlled trial. SETTING Home based training program. PARTICIPANTS Eighteen manifest Huntington's disease patients with a positive genetic test and clinically verified disease expression, were randomly assigned to control group (n=9) and training group (n=9). INTERVENTION… CONTINUE READING
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