What happens during a physical exam for Parkinson’s?
Expert neurologists describe the physical examination process used to assess a patient for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Movement tests are used to quantify and characterize the nature of a patient’s movements, such as tremor, slowness, stiffness, stride, arm swing and balance.
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This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie Inc. and Acorda Therapeutics Inc.
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