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The effect of medication and the role of postural instability in different components of freezing of gait (FOG).
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Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2014 Jan;
Authors: Julie Nantel, Helen Bronte-Stewart
Freezing of gait (FOG) is associated with gait asymmetry and arrhythmicity, cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the role of postural instability (PI) in and the effect of dopaminergic medication (meds) on FOG are unclear. We investigated the effect of meds on FOG using a validated metric, Stepping in Place (SIP) and the relationship between PI and FOG.
PMID: 24530016 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]