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, 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.


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Catherine Printz, PT, DPT Board Certified Neurologic Specialist
Director of Rehabilitative and Exercise Therapies

Catherine (Cat) specializes in neurological physical therapy, has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings at the University of California in San Diego and San Francisco, and served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF’s School of Medicine. Cat is board-certified as a neurologic certified specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and holds several certifications specifically tailored to the treatment of patients with Parkinson disease; she is a PWR!Moves Certified Therapist and Instructor, as well as certified in LSVT BIG. She joined the PWR!Gym in 2018 as a staff physical therapist and now serves as the Director of Rehabilitative and Exercise Therapies.

Cat offers physical therapy to clients in Arizona and wellness consultations to those outside of Arizona.

In her free time, Cat enjoys running, biking, acting as a diabetes advocate, and spending time with her young son, who loves dinosaurs almost as much as he loves the family’s three Bengals, Thor, Loki, and Squeakers.