[In Context] Freezing of gait before the introduction of levodopa

[In Context] Freezing of gait before the introduction of levodopa
Freezing of gait (FOG) occurs in over half of patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. It is characterised by sudden, brief episodes of inability to produce effective forward stepping that typically occur upon gait initiation or during turning while walking. FOG can be subdivided into three clinically distinguishable phenotypes. The two most common forms, which can be seen both when patients ... read more
Source: Published on 2019-04-11By Peter J Koehler, Jorik Nonnekes, Bastiaan R Bloem