Variety of Ways to Help Patients With Walking Not Widely Known

Variety of Ways to Help Patients With Walking Not Widely Known

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Variety of Ways to Help Patients With Walking Not Widely Known

People with gait difficulties due to Parkinson’s disease make adjustments that aid in walking, but many are not aware of the variety of “compensation strategies” available to them, a study based on a patient survey reported. Some of these strategies may be more useful in certain situations or to a given individual, and less helpful with others, its researchers wrote. “Our findings suggest that a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach doesn’t work, because different contexts might require different strategies, or…

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