Integrated Care for Aged Parkinson’s Disease Patient: A Case Study

Thamayanthi Naidu, Manoharan and Tengku Aizan, Hamid and Asmidawati, Ashari and Rajan, Balakrishnan (2023) Integrated Care for Aged Parkinson’s Disease Patient: A Case Study. INTI JOURNAL, 2023 (45). pp. 1-6. ISSN e2600-7320

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Few research articles emphasizing on integrated care in Parkinson’s disease with Malaysia context. Most of the researchers are focusing on the non-motor symptoms in integrated care. In this report, we were integrating the holistic treatment with a case study. Case Report: Mr. J, who had a known history of Parkinson’ disease with severe motor symptoms. He showed tremendous improvement after integrated treatment was applied. More analytic research is needed in future to provide validation. Physiotherapy approaches: Balance training plays a vital role in reducing the risk of falls in individuals with PD. Evidence suggests that group exercises targeting mobility, coordination, and social interaction can positively impact individuals with PD. Stationary cycling, or pedaling, can have a positive impact on PD symptoms. Relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and guided imagery have a high impact on patients. Evidence-based exercises targeting neck range of motion, neck muscle strengthening, and promotion of good posture. Conclusion: On the progression of the physiotherapy approaches and integrated care, Mr. J's performance in activities in daily living improved and he gained his confidence and independence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Parkinson’s disease, Aged, Integrated Care
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2023 09:14
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2023 03:28

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