The Ziegler Test is Reliable and Valid for Measuring Freezing of Gait in People With Parkinson Disease

The Ziegler Test is Reliable and Valid for Measuring Freezing of Gait in People With Parkinson Disease
Phys Ther. 2022 Sep 20:pzac122. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzac122. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine interrater and test-retest reliability of the Ziegler test to measure freezing of gait (FOG) severity in people with Parkinson disease. Secondary aims were to evaluate test validity and explore Ziegler test duration as a proxy FOG severity measure.METHODS: Physical therapists watched ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-09-21By Lina Goh