Septembers Physical Therapy Journal:
"Use of a cane improved recovery from a slip with people with Parkinson Disease"
"Balance with people with Parkenson Disease can be improved with repeated perturbation training"
Perturbation training can be described as:
Controlled, unpredictable forces directed to an unstable surface for improve ability to stabilize with muscle contractions.
If you haven't tried the Wii Fit, a perturbation freindly device created to improve balance, feel free to stop in PTW Lansdale for a free demonstration.
PTW, located in Lansdale, Quakertown, Montgomeryville, and West Norriton, has been rated North Penn's Best PT for 10 consecutive years. With over 12 Physical Therapists and a staff of 43, PTW is your local body repair stop!