Title

Effects of Group Exercises on Clinically Assessed Balance and Self-Perceived Balance Confidence in Individuals with Parkinson ’s Disease : A pilot study

Lead Author Affiliation

Physical Therapy

Introduction

Parkinson’s disease is a complex, progressive multisystem disease with a wide range of movement and cognitive impairments, activity limitations, and loss of independence. One on one Physical Therapy exercises have beneficial effects in improving movements, balance and walking in patient with PD. However, there is less evidence on effects of group exercises programs.

Location

DUC Ballroom A&B

Format

Poster Presentation

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Effects of Group Exercises on Clinically Assessed Balance and Self-Perceived Balance Confidence in Individuals with Parkinson ’s Disease : A pilot study

DUC Ballroom A&B

Parkinson’s disease is a complex, progressive multisystem disease with a wide range of movement and cognitive impairments, activity limitations, and loss of independence. One on one Physical Therapy exercises have beneficial effects in improving movements, balance and walking in patient with PD. However, there is less evidence on effects of group exercises programs.