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Expert Briefings: Gait, Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease

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Terry Ellis, Becky G. Farley, P.T., Ph.D., N.C.S., Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Boston University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, MA, and Co-Director, Center for Neurorehabilitation, Boston University

Objectives

  • Gain a better understanding of the nature of walking and balance problems experienced by people living with Parkinson's disease.
  • Learn about research that demonstrates the benefits of rehabilitation and exercise to improve walking and balance in Parkinson’s disease.
  • Learn practical strategies to help improve walking and reduce fall risk as it applies to you, or a loved one or a patient living with Parkinson's disease. 

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Terry Ellis, Becky G. Farley, P.T., Ph.D., N.C.S., Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Boston University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, MA, and Co-Director, Center for Neurorehabilitation, Boston University

Objectives

  • Gain a better understanding of the nature of walking and balance problems experienced by people living with Parkinson's disease.
  • Learn about research that demonstrates the benefits of rehabilitation and exercise to improve walking and balance in Parkinson’s disease.
  • Learn practical strategies to help improve walking and reduce fall risk as it applies to you, or a loved one or a patient living with Parkinson's disease. 

Register

Download Slides

Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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