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How can service dogs help Parkinson's?

Sunday July 28, 2013

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

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What is music therapy?

Sunday August 05, 2012

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

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

Wednesday May 16, 2012

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

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

Monday April 02, 2012

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

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When to see a physical therapist

Wednesday February 08, 2012

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 therapist evaluates and treats problems related to mobility, motor control, and musculoskeletal conditions.

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