Journal of Brain and Neurology

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Short Article - Journal of Brain and Neurology (2018) Volume 1, Issue 1

Rehabilitation of Brain disorders resulting in pathological gait and low quality of life: Focus on Parkinsonian gait

The Parkinsonian gait with tendency to frequent falls is a characteristic movement deviation in Parkinson’s disease. Steps are short and shuffling with rapid cadence. Tendency to frequent falls is inevitable. With generally reduced physical activity due to fear of fall the Quality of Life [QoL] of the patient with Parkinson disease [PDP] is low. Our study compared two physiotherapeutic regimes on balance confidence, gait and QoL of PDP.

Author(s): Matthew Olaogun, Morenikeji Komolafe, Abiola Ogundele and Adebimpe Obembe

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