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Neurological: An individual with Parkinson's disease presents with poor trunk rotation during ambulation and while performing acitvities of daily living. The therapeutic intervention that would be most appropriate to use with this person is:

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Asked by OSUOT, Last updated: Apr 24, 2020

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Answered Aug 27, 2018

Activities of daily living using D1 flexion patterns

ADLs using D1 flexion patterns because many functional activities can be performed using diagnol patterns, A and C can facilitate rotation, however, they do not incorporate FUNCTIONAL activities. And D does not address the effects of poor rotation on the persons performance of ADLs. Reference - Fleming-Castaldy, R.P. National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Review and Study Guide; pg 521 Umphred, Darcy A., Neurological Rehabilitation, 5th Ed; pg 674
 

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