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Aquatic therapy in Parkinson’s disease improves Quality of Life perception

A new research paper by Aan Fleur Terrens et al reports about the positieve effects of Aquatic Therapy on the perceived Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease. The researchers are very careful in their conclusions, pointing out that depending on the progression of the disease, the logistics to get to a pool and getting (un-) dressed can be experienced as quite a hassle. That said, still the participants reported positive feedback about their HRQoL to the researchers.

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