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Computer-Based Balance Training for People With Parkinson's Disease

2014-08-27 03:12:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will be carried out to determine the effectiveness of in-home computer games played by a person with Parkinson's disease for 30 minutes 3 times a week on measures of standing and walking balance.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Parkinson's Disease

Intervention

gait and balance training program

Location

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco
California
United States
94143-0610

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of California, San Francisco

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:12-0400

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Conditions which feature clinical manifestations resembling primary Parkinson disease that are caused by a known or suspected condition. Examples include parkinsonism caused by vascular injury, drugs, trauma, toxin exposure, neoplasms, infections and degenerative or hereditary conditions. Clinical features may include bradykinesia, rigidity, parkinsonian gait, and masked facies. In general, tremor is less prominent in secondary parkinsonism than in the primary form. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch38, pp39-42)

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