Created: May 30, 2017
Rania Karim, PT, DPT; Janet Kneiss, PT, PhD
Dementia is a syndrome of progressive and global deterioration in cognition that impairs an individual’s social function and general well-being. Millions of Americans are affected by dementia, which presents in a variety of forms. The physical therapist works with the patient with dementia to address mobility and strength limitations, minimize fall risk factors, and enhance the patient’s quality of life. Consumers can learn more at MoveForwardPT.com.