A Warm Welcome

We are really excited to welcome back a friendly face in the Department of Rehabilitative and Exercise Therapies! Amy Holthaus, a physical therapist from Ohio, will be joining our physical therapy team in the middle of June. Amy is joining us all the way from the small town of Fort Loramie, Ohio. She graduated from Bowling Green State…

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Dizziness and Parkinson’s

Speaker: Shelley Hockensmith, PT, Board Certified Neurologic Specialist October 21, 2020 4:30 – 6:00PM Dizziness is a commonly reported symptom by people with Parkinson’s disease. It is important to determine the source in order to treat the dizziness. Shelley will provide information about different types and sources of dizziness, the inner ear’s role in balance,…

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Immunotherapy Update for Parkinson’s Disease

We have all have been hearing a lot about immunotherapy recently in the news! Multiple labs around the world, rushing to develop antibodies that would recognize and tag the COVID-19 virus allowing the body’s immune system to recognize and attack this “foreign” substance. But guess what, labs around the world are also rushing to develop…

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My Parkinson’s and the Corona Virus

As I write this note, Covid-19 has just become the leading cause of death in the United States. My first emotion when I realized that the corona virus would envelop the entire United States, as well as the World, was fear…fear for my family’s health, fear for my country and fear of running out of…

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TWISTED UP on the OUTSIDE?

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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Please join us at an upcoming PMD Alliance event.

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

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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Upcoming PWR!Moves Workshops

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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New at the PWR!Gym & More

  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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