Search Results Tagged With Comprehensive Care

What is music therapy?


Music therapy is the use of music, sound, and rhythm to restore, maintain and/or improving physical, emotional, psychosocial and neurological function.
August 05, 2012

When to see a physical therapist


I was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease 3 years ago and have never seen a physical therapist. How do I know when I need one? Physical therapy (PT) helps movement and muscular strength. A physical …
February 08, 2012

Two Remarkable New Ways to Tackle Parkinson’s Disease


Four years ago, Wayne Puckett was mired in a hopeless situation. “I feel like I lost being a man. But it wasn’t from a financial standpoint… it was from a health standpoint. It’s a hard thing to ta…
March 21, 2014

Assemble Your Team


A comprehensive care approach goes beyond treating movement and non-movement related symptoms of PD. It aims to work “outside the box” to reduce disability, maintain independence, promote healing and …
July 14, 2016

New Activities Guide for Caregivers


One man’s quest to create daily activities for his father, who suffered with Parkinson’s disease and dementia for 25 years, has resulted in a new book that could benefit other caregivers. “Activiti…
January 24, 2014

How can service dogs help Parkinson's?


Service dogs are specialty trained to help and protect people with vision, hearing, physical and emotional challenges.
July 28, 2013

Walking and balance can significantly impact quality of life- but is treatable.


Movement symptoms such as tremor, rigidity and slowness are the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
May 16, 2012

How do I find a Parkinson’s physical therapist to keep me exercising?


A physical therapist (PT) can help improve balance, flexibility, coordination and strength.
April 02, 2012

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