Potential non-invasive brain stimulation targets to alleviate freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease

Potential non-invasive brain stimulation targets to alleviate freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease
Neuroscience. 2021 Jun 5:S0306-4522(21)00284-0. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.05.037. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTFreezing of gait (FOG) is a common motor symptom in Parkinson's disease (PD). Although FOG reduces quality of life, affects mobility and increases the risk of falls, there are little to no effective treatments to alleviate FOG. Non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) has recently yielded attention as a potential treatment to reduce ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-08By Alexandra Potvin-Desrochers