Keeping step with Parkinson’s: balance, posture and gait

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Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 20 September 2017

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Gait and balance dysfunction can cause serious injury or a loss of independence. In this episode of the Third Thursday webinar series, the Michael J Fox Foundation assesses the best way to manage these symptoms


As part of the Third Thursday webinar series, the Michael J Fox Foundation will be replaying a popular episode that focuses on managing gait and balance dysfunction. The podcast is free to listen to and will air on 21 September at 12:00 EST.

In this instalment, which was originally aired in November 2015, experienced video broadcaster and person with Parkinson’s Dave Iverson hosts a panel discussing balance issues and the most practical ways to protect yourself from falls.

Throughout the hour-long webinar, experts will be available to answer your questions via the live chat function.

It’s free to listen to the discussion – just register here up to 15 minutes before it starts. If you miss the broadcast, you can catch up via the recording in the library archive here.


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