Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson s Disease

Written By Martina Mancini
Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson   s Disease
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 September 2019
  • ISBN : 0128138750
  • Pages : 226 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson s Disease written by Martina Mancini which was release on 14 September 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Management presents the most updated information on a variety of topics. Sections help clinicians evaluate the types of balance control issues, dynamic balance dysfunction during turning, and the effects of medication, deep brain stimulation, and rehabilitation intervention on balance control. This book is the first to review the four main postural control systems and how they are affected, including balance during quiet stance, reactive postural adjustments to external perturbations, anticipatory postural adjustments in preparation for voluntary movements, and dynamic balance control during walking and turning. In addition, the book's authors summarize the effects of levodopa, deep brain stimulation, and rehabilitation intervention for each balance domain. This book is recommended for anyone interested in how and why balance control is affected by PD. Provides the first comprehensive review of research to date on balance dysfunctions in Parkinson's disease Discusses how to translate current neuroscience research into practice regarding neural control of balance Provides evidence on the effects of current interventions on balance control

Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson s Disease

Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson   s Disease
  • Author : Martina Mancini,John G. Nutt,Fay B. Horak
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-14
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Management presents the most updated information on a variety of topics. Sections help clinicians evaluate the types of balance control issues, dynamic balance dysfunction during turning, and the effects of medication, deep brain stimulation, and rehabilitation intervention on balance control. ...

Balance Gait and Falls

Balance  Gait  and Falls
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-24
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Balance, Gait, and Falls, Volume 159 presents the latest information on sensorimotor anatomy, sensory integration, gravity and verticality, standing balance, balance perturbations, voluntary stepping and gait initiation, gait and gait adaptability, disorders of balance and gait that result from aging and neurological diseases. The book provides a brief overview of age-related ...

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Author : Adolfo M. Bronstein,Marousa Pavlou
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-01-10
  • Total pages : 680
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : This chapter addresses the important and undertreated problem of balance disorders. The chapter has a simplified summary of the physiology of balance problems in order to set the scene. The issue of assessment is next addressed with discussion of important tests including the Berg Balance Scale and the Get Up ...

Comparing balance performance on force platform measures in individuals with Parkinson s Disease and healthy adults

Comparing balance performance on force platform measures in individuals with Parkinson s Disease and healthy adults
  • Author : Abigail DeWitt,Cora Hargis,Amanda Kelch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 37
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Introduction: Postural instability is a known contributing factor to balance dysfunction and increased fall risk in those with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The NeuroCom Force Platform System (FP) can provide objective, quantitative information regarding balance impairments in voluntary and reactive postural strategies and sensory strategies. The purpose of this study ...

An Investigation Into the Postural Control and Balance of People with Parkinson s Disease and Possible Therapeutic Approaches to Improve Their Postural Instability and Balance Confidence

An Investigation Into the Postural Control and Balance of People with Parkinson s Disease and Possible Therapeutic Approaches to Improve Their Postural Instability and Balance Confidence
  • Author : Liam Gerard Johnson,University of Western Australia
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : [Truncated abstract] One of the classical and more debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease is postural instability. As a result of this impairment in balance, patients with Parkinson's disease experience restricted mobility, are prone to falls, display a reduced capacity to perform activities of daily living and have a reduced quality ...

Clinical Disorders of Balance Posture and Gait 2Ed

Clinical Disorders of Balance  Posture and Gait  2Ed
  • Author : Adolfo Bronstein,T. Brandt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-03-29
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : The diagnosis and treatment of the patient with critically impaired walking abilities present the busy physician with a formidable challenge. This book provides a comprehensive account of the various balance, posture and gait disorders, and of the methods for Their effective Read More ...management. The text is divided into five ...

Effects of Simulated Horseback Riding on Balance and Quality of Life in Older Adults with Parkinson s Disease

Effects of Simulated Horseback Riding on Balance and Quality of Life in Older Adults with Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Leah Goudy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized as a chronic, progressive movement disorder. Motor symptoms may include posture and balance dysfunction. Non-motor symptoms may include changes in cognition, sleep patterns, and mood. Any combination of these symptoms can impact quality of life (QoL). Horseback riding may be an effective modality to ...

Yoga for Movement Disorders

Yoga for Movement Disorders
  • Author : Renee Le Verrier
  • Publisher : Merit Pub International
  • Release Date : 2008-10-31
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : A daily guide to yoga practice designed for people with dystonia, muscle imbalance, rigidity, and spasms due to such causes as Parkinson's, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. The focus is on rebuilding strength and flexibility as well as physical and emotional balance. Part 1 prepares the reader for practicing yoga. It includes ...

Advanced Technologies for the Rehabilitation of Gait and Balance Disorders

Advanced Technologies for the Rehabilitation of Gait and Balance Disorders
  • Author : Giorgio Sandrini,Volker Homberg,Leopold Saltuari,Nicola Smania,Alessandra Pedrocchi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-01-30
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : The book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field of gait and balance rehabilitation. It describes technologies and devices together with the requirements and factors to be considered during their application in clinical settings. The book covers physiological and pathophysiological basis of ...

Effects of Vision and Cognitive Demand on Postural Stability in Parkinson s Disease

Effects of Vision and Cognitive Demand on Postural Stability in Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Postural instability is a primary symptom of advanced Parkinson2s disease (PD). Falling, loss of mobility, and restriction of activity due to postural instability have a major influence on the health and quality of life of PD patients. Presently, clinical measurement of postural stability in PD is crude. Patient recovery ...

Parkinson s Diet Cookbook

Parkinson s Diet Cookbook
  • Author : Charlotte Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder which affects round 120,000 people within the UK. Progressive (or degenerative) approach that it typically worsens through the years and neurological approach that it influences the frightened gadget (this system consists of the mind, spinal wire, and nerves for the duration of the body). ...

Navigating Life with Parkinson s Disease

Navigating Life with Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Sotirios A. Parashos,Rosemary Wichman,Todd Melby
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Navigating Life with Parkinson's Disease is a guide for anyone affected by Parkinson's—patients, family members, friends, and caregivers. Containing the most up-to-date information on the disease, one of the most common nervous system diseases, it also discusses the available treatments and provides practical advice on how to manage the ...

In Individuals with Parkinson s Disease

In Individuals with Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Rebekah Lesko
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 141
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : With a growing population of individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) and the high impact of falls in this population, effective and efficient treatment is required to minimize falls and enhance life quality. Currently, little research has been done on the impact of vestibular dysfunction on balance and falls for individuals ...

Characterizing the Effects of High intensity Exercise on Balance and Gait Under Dual task Conditions in Parkinson s Disease

Characterizing the Effects of High intensity Exercise on Balance and Gait Under Dual task Conditions in Parkinson s Disease
  • Author : Elise Iva Baron
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, characterized by four cardinal motor symptoms including bradykinesia, tremor, rigidity, and postural instability, and non-motor symptoms including cognitive impairment. Daily activities, such as walking and maintaining balance, are impacted due to impairments in motor function, and are further exacerbated with the addition of ...

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Author : Neil Archibald,Nick Miller,Lynn Rochester
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-01-10
  • Total pages : 680
  • ISBN : 0128138750
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Summary : Parkinson disease (PD) is the second commonest neurodegenerative disorder in the UK with an increasing prevalence in our aging population. The clinical features of PD are varied with a variety of “motor” and “nonmotor” symptoms and the condition is best thought of as a multisystem neurodegenerative disorder rather than as ...