Movement disorders

Gravity-based exercise machine trialled in Parkinson’s patients

A novel exercise machine that could improve the symptoms of people with Parkinson’s Disease using gravity and movement is being tested by neurologists in Victoria. The ‘Reviver’ vestibular-stimulation, isometric exercise machine intentionally challenges participants’ sense of balance in a safe and controlled environment. The reaction to being tilted off balance creates a powerful and innate response that ...

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