Duopa for Parkinson’s

Duopa for Parkinson’s August 17th, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) 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…

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U-Step Walker Tips

U-Step Walker Tips Hi. My name is Bridget Stewart, I’m a physical therapist at the PWR!Gym. I’m here to give you a couple of useful tips when it comes to using the U-Step walker. So, this one a really awesome factor about this is that it won’t go unless you squeeze these handles to walk…

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Tricks and tips with the front-wheeled walker

Tricks and tips with the front wheeled walker Hi, my name is Bridget Stewart I am a physical therapist at the PWR!Gym, and I am going to show you some tricks and tips with the front wheeled walker. So, with this walker I’ll show you some things here first. It has two wheels in the…

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Dystonia and Parkinson – Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert – Dystonia and Parkinson July 20th, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) 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,…

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Balance and Parkinson’s with Jennifer

Ask the Parkinson’s Expert about Balance An hour to ask every question you have about balance and how it relates to Parkinson’s. Jennifer is a Parkinson’s expert. Join us! The process of balance control is complex and dysfunction can interfere with our ability to remain upright and steady. For people with Parkinson disease, the motor…

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Care partner cues for sit to stand

I have Amy here with me today, and we are going to demo some ways you can help as a care partner or care giver help your loved one or someone you know with Parkinson’s get up from a chair.

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How posture affects walking

I want to talk about how our posture can affect our walking. So, we want to have really good posture to help us be able to take those bigger steps.

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