What can you do when your movement disorder gets you TWISTED UP on the OUTSIDE?   Dystonia may be the reason why your muscles twist in ways that you do not want them to. Dystonia is a disorder that causes involuntary, repetitive, twisting muscle movements. It can occur on its own, or with Parkinson disease.…

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PMD Alliance is hosting their Spotlight on Treatment Conference (a workshop for individuals impacted by Parkinson’s) on Thursday, July 25th. Invited speakers include Dr. Maria Cristina Ospina (PWR! Retreat 2019 Speaker) who will be addressing questions, such as: – Does your medication take too long to start working? – Is it wearing off before the…

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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month We support the community impacted by Parkinson’s every way we can. Working hands-on with people with Parkinson’s, providing a strong support system for care partners, and sharing information and research through our educational Community Talks and Wellness Series around the country are a few of the ways we make a…

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PWR!Moves Upcoming Workshops * Therapist workshop in Newnan, GA on February 9-10, 2019 * Therapist workshop in San Antonio, TX on February 16-17, 2019 * Instructor workshop in Colorado Springs, CO on March 2-3, 2019 * Therapist workshop in Center Valley, PA on March 23-24, 2019 * Instructor workshop in Tucson, AZ on March 30-31,…

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  We have a lot of new smiling faces at PWR! from staff to interns. Take a moment to read about each of these amazing new people helping us!   Visit our website for more about Natasha, Dom and Travis     New Group Classes coming February 4th!! You may have noticed that we are really busy at…

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Chief Executive Officer Job Announcement PWR!® is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt organization based in Tucson, Arizona created to develop and implement worldwide access to proprietary, cutting edge exercise programs for people with Parkinson disease. The exercises are based on principles of neuroplasticity and research that demonstrates how exercise can slow disease progression, improve symptoms, restore function…

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PWR!Gym lost one of our original members, a board member, fundraiser, supporter, and friend. George Timothy “Tim” Bowden died on May 15, 2018 with his wife (and junior high sweetheart), Diane, by his side. I met Tim in 2007 when he contacted me for a consult after being diagnosed with Parkinson disease. It didn’t take…

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March is National Nutrition Month Out with the old and in with the new! Celebrate nutrition month by making some easy and healthy swaps in your kitchen. Use the Nutrition Questionnaire to evaluate your diet and track how you feel after your meals.  You can use these handouts next time you go grocery buy cheap…

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