Systematic review of the effectiveness of occupational therapy-related interventions for people with Parkinson's disease.

@article{Foster2014SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the effectiveness of occupational therapy-related interventions for people with Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Erin R. Foster and Mayuri Bedekar and Linda Tickle-Degnen},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={39-49}
}
We describe the results of a systematic review of the literature on occupational therapy-related interventions for people with Parkinson's disease (PD). Three broad categories of intervention emerged: (1) exercise or physical activity; (2) environmental cues, stimuli, and objects; and (3) self-management and cognitive-behavioral strategies. Moderate to strong evidence exists for task-specific benefits of targeted physical activity training on motor performance, postural stability, and balance… CONTINUE READING