Orthopedic Care of Patients with Parkinson Disease

Marian Livingston Dale

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This article summarizes existing literature examining orthopedic interventions for patients with Parkinson disease (PD). It reviews complications and functional outcomes of shoulder, spine, knee, and hip surgeries in PD. Causes of fall-related fractures in PD and the risk of postoperative cognitive decline after orthopedic interventions in PD are also briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-139
Number of pages9
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2020


  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Orthopedics
  • Parkinson disease
  • Shoulder
  • Spine
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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