March 27

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Neurological Problems

By Dan

March 27, 2011


Rehabilitation of an elderly man with undiagnosed balance and speech issues: a case study

The patient is 62 years of age, has a BMI of 25.64 and looks reasonably fit for his age. On initially meeting him he had slurred speech, an altered gait whereby he shuffled and took very small steps and always hung onto the wall as he moved. His balance problems started about a year ago, at which time he had suffered a couple of falls.

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