Help patients with Parkinson’s disease improve ambulation, increase function and reduce the risk of fall. With more than 50,000 new Parkinson’s disease cases reported annually, Biodex Balance & Mobility devices can help this growing, and underserved population. Intense exercise has been shown to slow the progression of symptoms.
Locomotor disturbance is among the early signs of Parkinson’s disease. As the disease progresses, there is an increased risk of falling. Biodex offers effective rehabilitation to address fall risk as well as balance & mobility to strengthen patients either pre- or post-incident. Through the use of Biodex technology patients with Parkinson’s disease can improve their confidence in home and community ambulation, and may reduce the risk of serious injury due to falls.
Become the ‘provider of choice’ to optimally serve this growing population
Patients with Parkinson’s disease represent a wide ranging opportunity for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation service providers. Biodex technology can help set your clinic apart – making it attractive to ACOs, hospitals, doctors, patients and their families.
- Improve outcomes and reduce the time and costs necessary to operate profitably
- Maintain reimbursement fees through objective documentation
- Ensure patient engagement and satisfaction of care with intuitive, interactive software
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, at least 500,000 people are believed to suffer from Parkinson’s disease.
- 50,000 new cases are reported annually. These figures are expected to increase as the average age of the population increases.
- Both prevalence and incidence of Parkinson’s disease increase with advancing age.
- Rates are very low in people under 40 and rise among people in their 70s and 80s.
- The disorder appears to be slightly more common in men than women.
- Nearly 70% of people with Parkinson’s disease experience a fall; 15% of those falls result in fracture.
- Intense exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s symptoms.
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