Clinical Trials and PD

Clinical Trials and Parkinson Disease PWR! Wellness Series Speaker: Paul Larson, MD, FAANS Neurosurgeon, Professor May 18, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Deep Brain Stimulation is currently the gold standard surgical treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. Biological treatments such as gene therapy and cell transplantation for Parkinson’s disease have been explored in clinical trials over…

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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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Normalize Walking with Urban Poling

Improve Balance, Enhance Movement & Normalize Walking with ACTIVATOR Poles Join us to discover why clients with Parkinson Disease describe the use of evidence-based Activator Poles as being life-changing. “ACTIVATOR Poles should be called Confidence Poles! I can say YES to being active” Learn how the ACTIVATOR PUSH Technique improves balance, posture, and increases core…

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Reiki Breath and Health – Wellness Series

Reiki Breath and Health Wellness Series Speaker: Ann Baldwin, PhD February 16, 2022 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Recording is available below. Join us on Zoom for: REIKI, BREATH, AND HEALTH Join us as we learn about Reiki from Ann Baldwin, PhD and Reiki Master. She will discuss what Reiki is and: How it benefits…

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Wellness Series and more 2021 Wrap Up

Wellness Series and Holiday Wrap-Up 2021 In the month of December, we will not be hosting a virtual wellness series. We have gathered together a wrap-up for the end of the year. and some fun holiday events you may be interested in. Have a happy holiday! Can you help us with a survey for next…

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Deep Brain Stimulation – Wellness Series

Deep Brain Stimulation Wellness Series Speakers: Sudeshna Bose, MD and Eric Rhoden, PT, DPT Wellness Series Summary – Deep Brain Stimulation Q&A Speakers: Sudeshna Bose, MD and Eric Rhoden, PT, DPT   What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)? Surgical option for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease that works like a pacemaker for the brain Most…

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Advanced Care Planning – Wellness Series

Advanced Care Planning Speakers: Sarah Ascher, M.S. & Jill Putt, M.S. October 20, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) Making health care decisions for yourself or a loved one who is no longer capable of doing so can be overwhelming. It’s so important to get a clear idea about preferences and desires while you are…

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Voice Aerobics – Wellness Series

Wellness Series: Voice Aerobics Speaker: Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP, Voice Aerobics, LLC September 15, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM Mary Spremulli, owner of Voice Aerobics, will review some of the speech and swallowing symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease and discuss some of the available therapy interventions. Participants will also be invited to join in exercises to…

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New Exercise Guidelines for Parkinson

Wellness Series – New Exercise Guidelines for Parkinson’s Speakers: Becky Farley, PhD, MSPT, PT, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer & Jennifer Bazan-Wigle, PT, DPT, CEEAA August 18, 2021 4:30 – 6:00 PM (AZ time) New exercise recommendations have been released for the Parkinson’s community for exercise professionals! Join Becky and Jennifer as they summarize the…

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Quality of Life and Parkinsons

Speaker: Mark Higginson, MS, CCC-SLP July 21, 2021 4:30 – 6:00PM (AZ time) QOL is one of hundreds of medical acronyms, but at the end of the day, it’s the most important one. Quality of Life should be the driving purpose behind every medical intervention; yet many people with Parkinson’s find that appointments and prescribed…

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