Detection of passive movement in lower limb joints is impaired in individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Detection of passive movement in lower limb joints is impaired in individuals with Parkinson’s disease
Neurophysiol Clin. 2021 Apr 29:S0987-7053(21)00047-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neucli.2021.03.005. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Sensory information is crucial when performing daily activities, and Parkinson's disease may diminish sensitivity to sensory cues. This study aimed to examine the detection threshold of passive motion of knee and ankle joints in individuals with Parkinson's disease.METHODS: Eighteen individuals in the early stages of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (age: ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-03By Giovanna Gracioli Genoves