Study of Axial Mobility Exercises in Parkinson Disease
I. Compare the benefit of exercise versus usual care (no exercise) on impairments and functional limitations in patients with Parkinson disease.
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training|
|Study Start Date:||May 1995|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 1997|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a randomized study. Patients assigned to the Axial Mobility Exercise Program participate 3 times a week for 10 weeks. The program consists of individualized exercises specifically directed toward restoration of axial mobility in the context of functional tasks.
Patients assigned to the control group receive standard care (no exercise).