European physiotherapy guideline for Parkinson's disease

This guideline aims to support decision making for physiotherapy practice in Parkinson's. It supports people with Parkinson's from diagnosis onwards to manage the movement related aspects of their condition and focus on goals important to them.

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  • Access to multi-disciplinary teams
  • Treatments and medication
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  • Publications
  • Physiotherapist

* Note that this guideline was written in 2014, and has not been updated since. It is still the main reference point for guidelines on physiotherapy and Parkinson's. *


This document will support the judgements and decisions physiotherapists make during their clinical practice with people with Parkinson's. Professional associations from 19 European countries have contributed expertise to develop this guideline.

In this guideline, you will find evidence-informed material to answer questions that might arise. This includes evidence from good clinical research, expert opinion from physiotherapists across Europe, and preferences of people with Parkinson's around treatment and management options.