Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's disease

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Despite medical therapies and surgical interventions for Parkinson's disease (PD), patients develop progressive disability. Physiotherapy aims to maximise functional ability and minimise secondary complications through movement rehabilitation within a context of education and support for the whole person. The overall aim is to optimise independence, safety, and well-being, thereby enhancing quality of life.


Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD002817
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sep 2013