International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Cholewa Joanna

Cholewa Joanna
The J. Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice,

  • Research Article
    Rehabilitation Procedures Aimed at Decreasing Motor Symptoms in Parkinson?s Disease
    Author(s): Cholewa JoannaCholewa Joanna

    Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common degenerative disease of the nervous system, whose incidence increases with age. Despite increasing progress in the treatment of PD, resulting from development of diagnostic methods and experimental research into the understanding of the essence of this disease, an increase in the severity of disability is still observed with the passing time. Physiotherapy is one of the non-pharmacological methods, which through its complexity, phases and regularity is aimed at preventing early physical disability as well as permanent disability. Maintaining independence as long as possible, functional self-reliance and social usefulness are the main targets. Facing a real risk of PD incidence, the aim of the work was to present rehabilitation strategy in reducing the severity of motor symptoms like; tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-9096.S5-009

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