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Physical Therapist

Geriatrics 209 - 210

Parkinsonism, Other Movement Disorders and Neuromuscular Disorders


  • Outline and describe the classification of movement disorders
  • List and describe the clinical features of Parkinson's Disease
  • List 10 causes of Parkinson's Disease
  • Describe the neuropathology of Parkinson's Disease
  • List 5 drugs used to treat motor impairments in Parkinson's Disease
  • Become familiar with hyperkinetic movement disorders
  • Outline  features of neuromuscular disorders according to location
  • Outline  features of peripheral neuropathies including diabetic neuropathy
  • Become familiar with neurogenic claudication and spinal stenosis
  • Describe inflammatory myopathy
  • Review and differentiate endocrine and metabolic myopathies

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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