Tag Archives: Gait Disorders

Spinal Implants May Revolutionise Walking Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease? (BBC News / Parkinson’s UK)

Summary Canadian researchers working with electrical stimulation to the spines of chronic Parkinson’s Disease patients have discovered a technique to improve mobility and reduce the risk of falls. The implants improve feedback signals returning back up to the brain. “[Benefit … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews on Parkinson’s Disease (Mid-2013 – May 2014)

Summary Coinciding with Parkinson’s Awareness Week (April 7th – 13th 2014), a selection of recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses concerning Parkinson’s Disease are shown below. Some of the following articles should be available freely where indicated (depending on local circumstances). Obtaining … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Studies, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), International, Mental Health, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Parkinson's Disease, Pharmacological Treatments, Systematic Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment