April 12, 2023
While aging may put us all at an increased risk for falling, people living with Parkinson’s disease have twice the risk of their peers. Falls often result in injuries ranging from minor cuts to serious fractures, impacting mobility and quality of life. Learn how freezing and other movement and non-movement symptoms can contribute to falls and how to lessen the risk.
Colum MacKinnon, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurology, Institute of Translational Neuroscience, University of Minnesota