Parkinson's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

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POSTURAL INSTABILITY

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Patients have difficulty with balance frequently falling forward or backwards and may get hurt. Sometimes they "freeze" when walking through a door or getting up from a chair. When walking, steps can become shorter and shorter while walking faster and faster with leaning forward to maintain balance.