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Parkinson’s, stroke, multiple sclerosis and falls

Overview of recent research papers looking at conditions, such as Parkinson's, stroke and multiple sclerosis, which are linked to falling.

Circumstances of falls and fall-related injuries among patients with Parkinson's disease in an outpatient setting
This research identifies different environment-related risk factors for falls among people with Parkinson's, and has found that tripping is a higher risk factor for outdoor falls and indoor falls are associated with lower extremity weakness and internal sense of sudden loss of balance.

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