Underwater gait analysis in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Underwater gait analysis in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Daniele Volpe and Davide Pavan and Meg M Morris and Annamaria Guiotto and Robert Iansek and Sofia Fortuna and Giuseppe Frazzitta and Zimi Sawacha},
  journal={Gait & posture},
Although hydrotherapy is one of the physical therapies adopted to optimize gait rehabilitation in people with Parkinson disease, the quantitative measurement of gait-related outcomes has not been provided yet. This work aims to document the gait improvements in a group of parkinsonians after a hydrotherapy program through 2D and 3D underwater and on land gait analysis. Thirty-four parkinsonians and twenty-two controls were enrolled, divided into two different cohorts. In the first one, 2 groups… CONTINUE READING
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