The rehabilitation of Parkinson's disease patients comprises various forms of therapy: physical, speech and psychosocial therapy. Physical rehabilitation is used in conjunction with various anti-parkinsonian agents as a non-pharmacological treatment for Parkinson's disease. This book explores the long-term and short-term benefits of physical therapy and the effectiveness of physical rehabilitation. It is ideal for geriatricians, neurologists, pharmacologists and anyone working with these patients.
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The Potential for Recovery and Repair. Impact of the Disease on the Patients. Rehabilitation and Therapy Input. Evaluating the Outcome of Rehabilitation Interventions. Service Delivery (Potential Models of Care).
Diane Playford, Alan J. Thompson