New CEO – Kimberly Peute

The Board of Directors of Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Peute as Chief Executive Officer. During her 6-year tenure at PWR!, Kim has held key positions of responsibility and authority including Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She brings to the role a wealth of knowledge about…

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PWR and the Parkinson’s Foundation Present: Fitness Fridays

The PWR!Gym partners with The Parkinson Foundation for the month of April PWR! is partnering with the Parkinson Foundation to support their PD Health@Home Events, and specifically Fitness Fridays. This month’s PD-tailored workout videos are led by Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!) on the following dates. April 2nd Whole Body Strength with PWR! April 9 PWR!…

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Diabetes, Parkinson’s, and Brain Awareness

With American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day in March, Catherine Printz of PWR! has compiled information and tools to learn more about Type 2 Diabetes, understand the relationship between Type 2 Diabetes and Parkinson disease, and to find resources to keep yourself healthy when living with one or both of these diseases.

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PWR! Presentation in Tucson May 7th, 2019 – free open to the public

American Parkinson Disease Association

Taken from the American Parkinson Disease Association Email:   Community Announcement for Tucson Monthly Parkinson’s Disease Education Series Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:00 to 3:30 pm Topic: Exercise and Physical Therapy Speaker: Nancy Nelson Nancy Nelson manages the PWR!Gym in Tucson. PWR stands for Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and fitness…

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Welcome to our new CEO, Dr. Adrian Hutber PhD, MS

Dr. Adrian Hutber, PhD, MS, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of PWR!. He joins PWR! from his previous Vice President position at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), where he was the executive staff member leading the Exercise is MedicineR Global Health Initiative (EIM), a multi-organizational, multi-national initiative co-founded by ACSM and the…

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Interesting Reading

One-item Scale Is Reliable Tool to Assess Fatigue in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Finds “The one-item Fatigue Visual Analog Scale (VAFS) is a highly consistent and reliable tool to assess fatigue in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and is associated with their quality of life, according to researchers. Their study, “The dimensionality of fatigue in Parkinson’s disease,”…

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Thank You!

Thank you to Bob Eberle for taking a moment to share our PWR!Gym with others as an “outstanding resource” in the Arizona Daily Star, February, 2018. When we see advocacy for PWR!, we are really appreciative of our community helping us get the word out. We support our local Tucson area and offer free community…

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Everyone Poops…Unless you have Parkinson’s!

People with Parkinson’s have a high risk of chronic constipation due to slow and rigid bowel muscles. Lack of dopamine in the brain impairs control of the movement of these muscles. Certain medications can also cause constipation. Symptoms of constipation include straining while on the toilet, inability to make a bowel movement, 3 or fewer…

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PWR! in Albuqerque

Hey PWR! people in New Mexico! We are hosting a PWR! Workshop in Albuquerque this weekend and got a feature article in the Albuquerque Journal! Check the article out here!!   By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 12:02am Hundreds of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease have become regulars at…

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PWR! is featured on NPR 89.1 FM’s Arizona Spotlight -2015

PWR! is featured on NPR 89.1 FM’s Arizona Spotlight -2015 We are very excited to announce that PWR! will be featured on NPR 89.1 FM’s Arizona Spotlight. Friday, March 20th (at 8:30am and 6pm) and Saturday, March 21st (at 5pm). Tune in and listen buy effexor xr generic live to interviews with Dr. Farley, our…

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