Register Today!

Time is running out to attend our October 8-9th PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop. Register today!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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Hands

Our hands are so crucial for every day living. As well as our Hands Guided Plan, we have some research, tips, and exercises available here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/hands-and-parkinsons-the-research/

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October 22 & 23rd PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop

Don’t forget to register for our October 22 & 23rd  PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop!
https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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Why We Use the PWR! Up in Sitting

At PWR!, we’re all about helping you make life easier! Watch as Cat explains the importance of using the PWR! Up in a seated position

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/why-we-use-the-pwr-up-in-sitting/

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PWR! Class Variations

Do you know our PWR! Virtual Experience has built in live class variations? Join today to take advantage of all our PWR! Guided Plans and Live Classes too!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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PWR!’s Goal

At PWR!, our goal is to make sure you’re always empowered and informed.

We offer handouts, downloads, research updates, Wellness Series talks, retreats with knowledgeable speakers, in-person and virtual wellness consultations, and in-person physical therapy visits. We are here for our PWR! Members every step of the way.

We’re excited to have you join us!

https://exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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Why We Use the PWR! Up to Walk

Cat explains the importance of the PWR! Up for efficiency with walking

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/why-we-use-the-pwr-up-to-walk/

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PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on November 5th & 6th

Don’t forget to sign up to attend our PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on November 5th & 6th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from PWR!

Remember, there are no live PWR! classes today; but, our PWR! Virtual Experience is always open and available here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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Holiday Closure

 A reminder that the PWR!Gym will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 5th. All live classes will not be held on that day. If you would still like to work out please, log on to exerciseforbrainchange.org to find videos of past exercise classes

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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PWR! Wellness Series: Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s Disease

Mark your calendars for our PWR! Wellness Series: Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s Disease on September 21st at 4:30 PM AZ time!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/deep-brain-stimulation-and-parkinsons-disease/

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The Pelvic Floor and Parkinson Disease

Bladder problems and incontinence are common among those with Parkinson’s. Helene Bouchard, a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health, will discusses why Parkinson’s impacts incontinence and what can be done to lessen this problem. She also discusses how to lift the taboo that comes along with talking about urinary continence, and gives you strategies and the power to be proactive about this common issue!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/the-pelvic-floor-and-parkinsons-disease

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September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

Time is running out to attend our September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

#pwr4life #physicaltherapists #occupationaltherapists #pwrvirtualworkshops #pwrrecertification

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PWR! Guided Plans

The PWR! Virtual Experience has many Guided Plans! Our guided plans include core exercise classes, specialty classes, and even more. Filled with tutorials on how to begin, where to go, and checkpoints for success, you’ll never wonder what the next step is. Join our PWR! Virtual Experience today!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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U-Step Walker Tips

Watch Bridget as she gives you a couple of useful tips when it comes to using the U-Step Walker!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/u-step-walker-tips/

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Shop and Donate

Did you know you can help PWR! while you shop on Amazon? It does not cost you anything and PWR! gets a percentage of your purchases. Every little bit makes a real difference in the lives of those with Parkinson Disease

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Register Now to Save!

Time is running out to save money on our  PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on November 5th & 6th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

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Freezing of Gait

The recording of our PWR! Wellness Series : Freezing of Gait and Parkinson Disease is available here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/wellness-series-freezing-of-gait/

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Register Now!

Time is running out to attend our PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop on August 29th! Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

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September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

There’s still time to attend our September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

#pwr4life #physicaltherapists #occupationaltherapists #pwrvirtualworkshops #pwrrecertification

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Register Now

Don’t forget to register for our October 8-9th PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

#pwr4life #physicaltherapists #occupationaltherapists #pwrvirtualworkshops #pwrmovescertifiedtherapists

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop: September 4th and 5th

There’s still time to attend our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on September 4th and 5th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop on Aug 20th & 21st

There’s still time to attend our PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop on Aug 20th and 21st!

Register here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop

Mark your calendars for our September 12th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

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Early Bird Discount

Register now to take advantage of our early bird discount on our October 22 & 23rd  PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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Tricks and Tips with a Front Wheeled Walker

Read and watch what Bridget Stewart has to say about some Tricks and Tips with a Front Wheeled Walker here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/tricks-and-tips-with-the-front-wheeled-walker/

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Duopa for Parkinson’s

Duopa is a prescription medication indicated for the treatment of motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson’s disease. It delivers carbidopa/levodopa continuously throughout the day. Hear from Cynthia Reed, MD to learn more and how Duopa can help you on your journey. You will also have the opportunity to hear from a PWR!Gym member and his experience with Duopa.

This event will NOT be recorded for viewing at a later date. Please attend at the scheduled time.

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Register Now to Save!

Register now for our October 8-9th PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop to take advantage of our early bird discount!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR! Professionals Directory and PWR! Wellness Consultations

At PWR! we want the best for you. For in-person therapies, find a PWR!Moves Certified Professional near you by using our PWR! Professionals Directory.  For Parkinson’s-focused evaluations, request a Wellness Consultation from a PWR! Staff member.

https://www.pwr4life.org/professional-directory/

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/request-consultation/

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PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop on Aug 20th and 21st

Don’t forget to register for our PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop on Aug 20th and 21st!

Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop

Don’t forget to sign up for our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on September 4th and 5th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR! Retreat

We enjoyed an amazing PWR! Retreat and are already planning our next one. Sign up now for the interest list for PWR! Retreat 2023!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-retreat/

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Thom Cope

Congratulations to Thom Cope! You can read more about his story here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/and-then-my-legs-stopped-working/

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Ask the Expert – Dystonia and Parkinson’s

What is dystonia? Do I have it? How do I treat it? Will I get it? Is dystonia the same thing as dyskinesia or tremor?

You may have a lot of questions about dystonia – a repetitive muscle twisting, spasm, or cramp that can occur with Parkinson’s disease (or without!). Join Cat Printz, PT, DPT live to answer all your questions about what dystonia is and how to manage it.

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/dystonia-and-parkinson-ask-the-expert/

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Recertify Now

There’s still time to attend our July 18th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop. Register now!

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

#pwr4life #physicaltherapists #occupationaltherapists #pwrrecertification

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Gait Guided Plan

Did you know that changes to walking (or “gait”) is one of the first symptoms that people with Parkinson’s disease notice? Do you feel that your feet are shuffling when you walk? Are you finding yourself taking smaller steps or feel like your chance of falling has increased?

In our Gait Guided Plan, we take the guesswork out of how to use exercise to improve your walking. Use exercise classes from Carla, Pandora, Natalie, Nancy and Jenn to help you to walk better! Begin taking the necessary ste

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PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop: Aug 6 & 7

Don’t forget to register for our August 6-7th PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop! https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

#parkinson #pwrmovesinstructorcertificationworkshops #pwr4life

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We’re Hiring!

The Director of Education is responsible for the management of the PWR! professional educational offerings.  

The Director of Education is responsible for the strategic, logistic, and management of the PWR! professional educational offerings, and related community events. This role manages in-house staff and coordinates with PWR! faculty to deliver exceptional education programming. Specifically, the individual is responsible for content delivery and CEU workshop execution, including virtual pr

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Ask an Expert about Balance

The process of balance control is complex and dysfunction can interfere with our ability to remain upright and steady. Come listen to Jennifer as she discusses Balance and answers your questions!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/balance-and-parkinsons-with-jennifer/

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Guided Plan Variations

Did you know our PWR! Guided Plans include an abundance of variations to help you succeed without the confusion of having to guess what to do next? Sign up here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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