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From the initial symptom to diagnosis, Parkinson's disease affects many aspects of an individual's life, including sense of smell, facial expression, voice volume, ability to swallow, stiffness of the muscles, gait, balance, digestion, salivation, and fine motor control. With the alarming rate of PD being diagnosed to patients younger and younger, clinicians need the right tools at their disposal to combat this degenerative disease.
It is our job as clinicians to educate those diagnosed with Parkinson's how to begin exercising in a way that will benefit their brain, their cognition and potentially slow the progression of the disease. Understanding the symptomatology of Parkinson's is important in developing an effective exercise program for each individual. Progressive, vigorous exercise has been shown to slow the decline in quality of life in people with Parkinson's. Through this lab-intensive recording, you will discover effective strategies to teach your patients that they can use in their day-to-day struggle with Parkinson's.
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|Manual - Parkinson's Disease - A Perfect Balance (4.53 MB)||178 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|CE Test – 020609 – Paper Option (252.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Kara M. Doctor MS, PT brings over 20 years of experience to the Physical Therapy field. She has been nationally certified in Allied Team Treatment for Parkinson's disease. For the past 17 years, Kara has been treating patients with movement disorders, primarily Parkinson's disease. She has been spokesperson and a lead presenter for deep brain stimulation support groups in Austin and has served on the board of directors for the Capital Area Parkinson Society (CAPS). Mrs. Doctor brings a wealth of knowledge with her vast experience in the treatment of patients living with Parkinson’s.
Financial: Kara Doctor has an employment relationship with Neurology Solutions Consultants, PA. She receives a speaking honorarium for PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Kara Doctor is a member of the Parkinson Action Network; and the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society.
PARKINSONS DISEASE OVERVIEW AND REVIEW OF ANATOMY
DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION
BASELINE AND OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS LAB
THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE TECHNIQUES AND LAB
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