Effectiveness of Physical Therapy Intervention in Patients with Degenerative Cerebellar Ataxia
Excerpt: The purpose of this study was to determine: 1) whether patients with degenerative cerebellar disease could improve in balance and mobility with physical therapy (PT) that included balance and vestibular rehabilitation as appropriate; and 2) whether specific factors (including time from onset, age, vestibular/oculomotor deficits) affected rehabilitation outcomes.
Abstract available through the Journal of Neurologic Physic Therapy.
San Diego, CA
Heusel-Gillig, Lisa; and Hall, Courtney D.. 2013. Effectiveness of Physical Therapy Intervention in Patients with Degenerative Cerebellar Ataxia. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA. http://journals.lww.com/jnpt/Documents/NeurologyPosterAbstracts_CSM_2013.pdf