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Friday, January 7, 2011
Bikes used to diagnoses type of Parkinsonism?
Riding bicycles is near and dear to my heart so I was immediately interested in this article about some research being done with Parkinsonian patients who ride bicycle. The researchers are looking at Parkinsonian patients' without a definitive diagnosis and their ability to ride a bicycle (or not) as a helpful diagnostic factor to determine if patients have iPD or PD+, or other type of PD.