PNT: 25% of Parkinson’s Patients Fall in First Year — a Surprising Finding

PNT: 25% of Parkinson’s Patients Fall in First Year — a Surprising Finding

It’s widely recognized that falling poses a significant risk for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), but most scientists thought patients tended to fall in later stages of the disease. Researchers in Norway have found that 25 percent of Parkinson’s patients fell in the first year of their diagnosis.

25% of Parkinson’s Patients Fall in First Year — a Surprising Finding