Bloem, "Postural instability
in Parkinson's disease," Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol.
TeleWii opens new opportunities for treating postural instability
, giving individuals access of care from their home  especially for those residing in rural areas.
A slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder, PD is characterized by symptoms of bradykinesia, tremor, rigidity, and postural instability
. As the disease progresses, individuals experience additional symptoms such as freezing gait, difficulty swallowing, drooling, and voice softening.
The comparable postural instability
at height in the RE and VE reflects a similarly reduced potential for visual stabilization, which is best revealed under unstable support conditions.
Prediction of osteoporotic fractures by postural instability
and bone density.
Cardinal Manifestations Tremor Rigidity Bradykinesia Postural instability
Secondary Manifestations Incoordination Micrographia Blurred vision Impaired upward gaze Blepharospasm Glabellar reflex Dysarthria Dysphagia reflex Sialorrhea Masked facies Hand and foot deformities Dystonia Edema Scoliosis Kyphosis Pain and sensory symptoms Seborrhea Constipation Urinary urgency, hesitancy, and frequency Loss of libido Impotence Freezing Dementia Depression From Stern MB, Hurtig HI, eds.
report on a retrospective review of pre- and postoperative data in 130 patients, suggesting that postural instability
and worse pre-DBS motor score are the strongest predictors of poorer functional and QOL outcomes, while age at surgery and duration of the disease did not seem to influence the outcome.
of extremely obese individuals improves after a body weight reduction program entailing specific balance training.
in diabetic neuropathic patients at risk of foot ulceration.
He displayed significant postural instability
, he began experiencing "on-off" phenomena, and his dyskinesias became worse than they had ever been.
(For an alternative to the motion cue conflict approach, see the Appendix: Postural Instability
Movement disorders common to HD and PD include akinesia, hypokinesia, dyskinesia and postural instability
. Secondary musculoskeletal and cardiovascular changes may also occur as a result of inactivity or disuse.