Connecting the visual deficit to motor improvement in Parkinson's via art therapy

      Parkinson's disease (PD) is not just a motor disorder - as a neurodegenerative condition, PD involves motor and nonmotor impairments that can cause disabilities. PD treatment has shifted from focusing almost exclusively on its motor aspects to a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach that addresses both motor and nonmotor features. In addition to medical and surgical (deep brain stimulation) treatments, rehabilitation approaches that include physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists, along with neuropsychological support, palliative care and family counselling to address the wellbeing of the patients and their family are all part of the new care model.


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