Motor Deficits Linked With Cognitive Impairments, Study Suggests

Motor Deficits Linked With Cognitive Impairments, Study Suggests

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Motor Deficits Linked With Cognitive Impairments, Study Suggests

Motor deficits, including problems with balance skills and gait or walking speed, are linked with non-motor symptoms of cognition — such as verbal fluency, memory, and attention — in people with Parkinson’s disease, a recent study suggests. Researchers believe these findings may help to identify cognitive deficits and motor impairments at an early stage in patients who can benefit from rehabilitation strategies. Moreover, they say, such steps can be taken while also facilitating fall risk…

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