Physical Therapist Management of Parkinson Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American Physical Therapy Association (CPG+)
This guideline's focus is on the management of adult idiopathic, typical Parkinson disease. It is not intended to address management of individuals with atypical Parkinsonism disorders or other neurodegenerative conditions. Most studies reviewed include individuals in the early to mid-stages of PD as measured by Hoehn & Yahr (H&Y) stages 1 to 3 only (excluding advanced H&Y stages of the disease).
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Date: April 1, 2022
Content Type: CPG
Osborne JA, Botkin R, Colon-Semenza C, et al.
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