Changes in the body as a result of aging are accompanied by adaptations in physiological and cognitive functions. Loss of skeletal muscle mass has significant health consequences, and such loss may be due to degenerative conditions related to aging, chronic disease, or a combination of both.
Whether any atypical movement pattern is actually a primary problem or a necessary adaptation to a primary problem
Whether stroke and TBI patients may also be suffering from the natural effects of aging or other conditions
Underlying functional issues which may impact patient’s physical and/or mental performance