This was a “Planning and Feasibility Study” investigating an approach that was previously successful in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) often have challenges walking. This grant tests a new intensive rehabilitation therapy to see how it improves the gait.
- Individuals with CP and with Parkinson’s disease show similar challenges with walking.
- A new form of rehabilitation therapy, Lee Silverman Voice Training BIG, helps individuals with Parkinson’s walk with more ease.
- Does this therapy improve an individual’s gait?
Dr. Robbin Hickman DSc MHS, Dr. Janet S. Dufek PhD MS