On Your Feet: Addressing Gait and Balance Issues in Parkinson's

This is an archived file of an event that took place on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

In this Third Thursdays Webinar, our panel discusses common gait and balance problems that can occur with Parkinson's and current and emerging treatments to address them. 

Title: On Your Feet: Addressing Gait and Balance Issues in Parkinson's

Duration: 1 hour

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Date of Original Release: January 17, 2019
Date CME Credit No Longer Available: January 17, 2021 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how Parkinson's can affect gait, balance and posture.
  • Summarize how Parkinson's gait, balance and posture problems are treated.
  • Describe what therapies are in development for Parkinson's gait and balance problems.

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Brian Fiske, PhD (moderator)
Senior Vice President, Research Programs
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
Nothing to disclose

Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS
Professor, Ohio State University
Nothing to disclose

Israel Robledo
Member, The Michael J. Fox Foundation Patient Council
Nothing to disclose


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