Visual cues and gait improvement in Parkinson’s disease: Which piece of information is really important?

@article{Vitrio2014VisualCA,
  title={Visual cues and gait improvement in Parkinson’s disease: Which piece of information is really important?},
  author={Rodrigo Vit{\'o}rio and Ellen Lirani-Silva and Frederico Pieruccini-Faria and Ramalho Moraes and Quincy J. Almeida},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={277},
  pages={273-280}
}
Visual exproprioception refers to information of the body relative to the environment and may be the critical piece of sensory information that explains why gait improvements can be achieved with visual step cues in people with Parkinson's disease (PD). The primary aim of current study was to investigate the role of visual exproprioception in the positive effect of visual cues on gait in patients with PD. Nineteen individuals with PD and 15 healthy subjects participated in this study. Four… CONTINUE READING

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