Turning and unilateral cueing in Parkinson's disease patients with and without freezing of gait.

@article{Spildooren2012TurningAU,
  title={Turning and unilateral cueing in Parkinson's disease patients with and without freezing of gait.},
  author={Joke Spildooren and Sarah Vercruysse and Pieter Meyns and Jochen Vandenbossche and Elke Heremans and Kaat Desloovere and Wim Vandenberghe and Alice Nieuwboer},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={207},
  pages={298-306}
}
BACKGROUND Freezing of gait (FOG) is one of the most disabling symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), and cueing has been reported to improve FOG during straight-line walking. Studies on how cueing affects FOG during turning are lacking. Given the asymmetrical nature of turning and the asymmetrical disease expression, we aimed to gain a new perspective on how unilateral cueing may alleviate FOG. OBJECTIVE To explore disease dominance and turning side as contributing factors to turning problems… CONTINUE READING

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