Welcome to Parkinson Wellness Recovery

pwr! is about early intervention, enrichment, education and empowerment of those living with Parkinson disease.
We believe in the basic science studies advocating for exercise as a first line of defense as earlier and more Parkinson disease diagnoses become a reality. Even as other proactive options like medications and deep brain stimulation become utilized, exercise is just as necessary to optimize their benefits. Read more »

Upcoming Workshop

Certified_Therapist FinalPWR!Therapist workshop in Richardson, TX on August 29-30th, 2015. Registration deadline is August 22, 2015.
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Two 1-week PWR! Retreats in a resort setting completed! A total of 81 individuals with PD plus their partners experienced 4 hours/day of PD-specific, research-based exercise sessions with over 28 PWR! PD exercise specialists, plus interactive nutritional cooking, intimacy/relationships/communication, research updates, Q&A with MDS physicians, FUNction… and more! Dates for next year coming soon! See Videos from Week 1 » See Videos from Week 2 »

PWR!Moves™ Book

pwr!moves, a pwr!Guide to a Parkinson-specific exercise program directly addresses the motor and cognitive issues of Parkinson disease through 4 foundational movements established as the building blocks of FUNction. pwr!moves can be used as a standalone exercise program but more importantly, these principles can be implemented into ANY exercise program.
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PWR!Gym®

pwr!gym® is a model NeuroFitness Center of Excellence for Parkinson exercise in Tucson, AZ. A place where people receive cutting-edge exercise and enrichment programming for Parkinson exercise experts EVERY day!
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PWR!Workshops

PWR!Therapist & PWR!Instructor Workshops are developed to bring research out of the lab with the goal to increase exercise programming that adheres to Exercise4BrainChange® principles of practice from rehab to community and back to better treat people with Parkinson regardless of what stage they may be in. Early intervention is KEY!
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