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What it measures:

Measures maximum distance an individual can reach forward while standing in a fixed position; used to assess stability

Target Population:

People with Parkinson disease (PD)

Modified version of this test requires the patient to sit in a fixed position.

Rehabilitation Measures Database was developed through collaboration between the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR) at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the Department of Medical Social Sciences Informatics group at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NU MSS) with funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, US Department of Education (grant award H133B090024, PI: Allen Heinemann, PhD).

Video reviewed by PTNow Editor George Fulk, PT, PhD.

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