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MEET THE EXPERT SERIES: Dr. Nate Coomer, “Feeling a little off-center lately?”
February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation and Dr. Nate Coomer, Physical Therapist, Owner and Founder of the Parkinson’s Fitness Project for a discussion on posture and PD.
Feeling a little off center? A stooping, bending or leaning posture can be common in Parkinson’s Disease. In this talk we will discuss the reasons why posture can be affected by PD, the most common postural changes and how physical therapists can help treat these issues. There will also be a demonstration of some simple exercises attendees can use at home to keep you on the straight and narrow!
Nate Coomer, PT, DPT, NCS
Physical Therapist·The Parknson’s Fitness Project
Nate is a Physical Therapist with 18 years of experience working with neurologic diagnoses, including Parkinson’s Disease. He is the owner of The Parkinson’s Fitness Project and Daily Dose PD, offering physical therapy and neurofitness training through individual, group and online formats. He received his degree from Northwestern University in 2006 and earned his Neurological Clinical Specialist Certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists in 2010. He holds certifications as an instructor in LSVT BIG and Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery.