Monitoring Parkinson’s disease in Sheba Medical Center

Monitoring Parkinson’s disease in Sheba Medical Center

Montfort AppTUG is being used during treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients, in Sheba medical center. Parkinson’s disease is aneurological disorder that mainly affects the motor system. Early in the disease, the most obvious are shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement, and difficulty with walking. PD affects approximately seven million people globally and one million people in the United States. The proportion in a population at a given time is about 0.3% in industrialized countries. PD is more common in the elderly and rates rises from 1% in those over 60 years of age to 4% of the population over 80. The mean age of onset is around 60 years, although 5–10% of cases, classified as young onset PD, begin between the ages of 20 and 50. AppTUG is being used for motor assessment during the process of treatment calibration.

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