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When to see a physical therapist

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/02/when-to-see-a-physical-therapist/

I was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease 3 years ago and have never seen a physical therapist. How do I know when I need one? Physical therapy (PT) helps movement and muscular strength. A physical …
February 08, 2012

What is music therapy?

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Music therapy is the use of music, sound, and rhythm to restore, maintain and/or improving physical, emotional, psychosocial and neurological function.
August 05, 2012

Two Remarkable New Ways to Tackle Parkinson’s Disease

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/03/two-remarkable-new-ways-to-tackle-parkinson’s-disease/

Four years ago, Wayne Puckett was mired in a hopeless situation. “I feel like I lost being a man. But it wasn’t from a financial standpoint… it was from a health standpoint. It’s a hard thing to ta…
March 21, 2014

Assemble Your Team

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A comprehensive care approach goes beyond treating movement and non-movement related symptoms of PD. It aims to work “outside the box” to reduce disability, maintain independence, promote healing and …
February 21, 2014

New Activities Guide for Caregivers

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/01/new-activities-guide-for-caregivers/

One man’s quest to create daily activities for his father, who suffered with Parkinson’s disease and dementia for 25 years, has resulted in a new book that could benefit other caregivers. “Activiti…
January 24, 2014

How can service dogs help Parkinson's?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/07/how-can-service-dogs-help-parkinsons/

Service dogs are specialty trained to help and protect people with vision, hearing, physical and emotional challenges.
July 28, 2013

How do I find a Parkinson’s physical therapist to keep me exercising?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/04/how-do-i-find-a-parkinsons-physical-therapist-to-keep-me-exercising/

A physical therapist (PT) can help improve balance, flexibility, coordination and strength.
April 02, 2012

Walking and balance can significantly impact quality of life- but is treatable.

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/05/walking-and-balance-can-significantly-impact-quality-of-life-but-is-treatable/

Movement symptoms such as tremor, rigidity and slowness are the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
May 16, 2012

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