Australian Study to Test Pool Walking for Non-motor Symptoms

Australian Study to Test Pool Walking for Non-motor Symptoms

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Australian Study to Test Pool Walking for Non-motor Symptoms

An upcoming Australian study will investigate the potential benefits of pool walking — walking in a swimming pool versus on land — to ease the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The study’s main goal, according to its researcher, is to determine whether such aquatic walking can ease the sudden drop in blood pressure, called neurogenic orthostatic hypotension, that can occur when standing up from a sitting or laying down position. Conducted at the University of…

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