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What are work capacity evaluations of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease?

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Many physical therapists can evaluate you for work capacity as part of a disability benefits claim. These evaluations can be useful when the Social Security office denies disability coverage for anyone whose unable to work for an 8-hour day.

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Physical Therapy in PD."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Frequently Asked Questions: Occupational Therapy."

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Guidelines for Occupational Therapy in Parkinson's Disease."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Physical Therapy in PD."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Frequently Asked Questions: Occupational Therapy."

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Guidelines for Occupational Therapy in Parkinson's Disease."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

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