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Webinar Recordings for PD

Beth Fischer, PhD, PT
Exercise-Induced Neuroplasticity in Parkinson's Disease-Recording
Presenter(s): Beth Fischer

The brain’s capacity for recovery from damage is far greater than previously recognized.  It is now understood that neuroplasticity can be facilitated through experience including environmental enrichment, exercise, forced-use, and complex skills training.  Most of our understanding of this recovery, termed experience-dependent plasticity, is derived from animal models of stroke and spinal...

Parkinson's Disease: One size DOES NOT fit all
Presenter(s): Mike Studer

Treatment strategies specific to subtype Physical Therapy treatment for Parkinson’s Disease is often oversimplified and defined by one or two global approaches. This course will further the discussion of the various subtypes of Parkinson’s Disease and begin to ascribe treatment strategies specific to each. We will address the primary symptoms in PD and suggest a classification paradigm for...

Nechama Karman is the current host and presenter of our 'Journal Club' Webinars.
Journal Club 2014-Q2
Presenter(s): JC Webinar Host

Effect of partial weight supported treadmill gait training on balance in patients with Parkinson's disease. 
Ganesan M, Sathyaprabha TN, Gupta A, Kumar P. (2014).
Arch PM&R 6(1):22-33    
Summary by Nechama Karman, PT, MS, PCS

Beth Fischer, PhD, PT
Neuroplasticity in Parkinsons Disease - 2014
Presenter(s): Beth Fischer

The brain’s capacity for recovery from damage is far greater than previously recognized. It is now understood that neuroplasticity can be facilitated through experience including environmental enrichment, exercise, forced-use, and complex skills training. Most of our understanding of this recovery, termed experience-dependent plasticity is derived from animal models of stroke and spinal cord...

Late Stage Parkinsons Disease- Don't Run and Hide From Stage 4 and 5: Rehab Strategies
Presenter(s): Valerie A. Carter

This presentation will focus on the physical therapy management of persons who are in late stage (Hoehn and Yahr stages 4-5) Parkinsons disease(PD).Case studies and emerging evidence will be utilized to describe interventions for optimizing function and quality of life in the face of global sensorymotor, physiologic and cognitive decline.

Treatment Strategies for Parkinsons Patients - Part 2
Presenter(s): Mike Studer

In this course, we will have an extensive and individualized review of each of the Parkinson’s Disease, related Parkinsonism conditions with respect to: strength, endurance, balance, cardiovascular, neuroplasticity and psychological intricacies. Clinicians will be introduces to the initial diagnosis and differential diagnosis of PD. This course will introduce advanced concepts of cognitive...

Treatment Strategies for Parkinsons Patients - Part 1
Presenter(s): Mike Studer

In this course, we will have an extensive and individualized review of each of the Parkinson’s Disease, related Parkinsonism conditions with respect to: strength, endurance, balance, cardiovascular, neuroplasticity and psychological intricacies. Additionally, some content will review the diagnosis and closely related syndromes. This course will provide a clear explanation of the disease-...

Degenerative Diseases- Individualizing the Programs for the Greatest Gain
Presenter(s): Mike Studer

How do I teach this person who cannot remember? How much is too much work for my patient with MS? How can I help a person with PD stop falling, or even turn? Find out in this webinar! participants will learn how to apply research to their clinical practice, resulting in higher levels of challenge and improvement: INTENSITY. Whether it be to improve function, independence, reduce dizziness or...

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