Terapia Física

La terapia física puede ayudarle a manejar los síntomas físicos del mal de Parkinson. Los fisioterapeutas pueden enseñarle ejercicios para que usted los haga solo, o puede asistir a sesiones regulares de terapia física.

La terapia física puede ayudarle a:

  • Incrementar su fuerza
  • Reducir la rigidez
  • Desarrollar la flexibilidad
  • Mejorar su resistencia
  • Optimizar la coordinación
  • Aprender a prevenir caídas

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Alonso-Frech F, et al. Exercise and physical therapy in early management of Parkinson disease. Neurologist. 2011;17(6 Suppl 1):S47-53.

Parkinson disease. American Association of Neurological Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.aans.org/Patient%20Information/Conditions%20and%20Treatments/Parkinsons%20Disease.aspx. Updated 2005. Accessed August 22, 2012.

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Li F, et al. Tai chi and postural stability in patients with parkinson’s disease. NEJM. 2012;366:511-519.

Parkinson Disease. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/parkinsons_disease/parkinsons_disease.htm. Accessed August 22, 2012.

Parkinson's disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 6, 2012. Accessed August 22, 2012.

Complementary therapies. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation website. Available at: http://www.pdf.org/en/managing_pd. Accessed August 22, 2012.

11/10/2015 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Shanahan J, Morries ME, Bhriain ON, Saunders J, Clifford AM. Dance for people with Parkinson disease: what is the evidence telling us? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015;96(1):141-153.

Ultima revisión November 2019 por EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD Last Updated: 01/27/2021