Parkinson’s Disease Program

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Case Studies

 

Emory Brain Health CenterAnalysis of Gait in a Patient Affected by Parkinson’s Disease: Rehabilitative Implications at the University of Messina
The rehabilitative approach to gait disorders in PD is a field in continual growth, considering the large number of studies in progress. Although there are not yet universally shared and applicable guidelines in a strict sense, the use of different manner of cues, combined with traditional treatment, significantly improves the different parameters of Parkinson gait.

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Emory Brain Health CenterNew Technology Enhances Rehab at the Emory Brain Health Center
The Emory Brain Health Center in Atlanta is building what it believes will be one of the nation’s leading outpatient rehabilitation centers for patients with neurological diseases and conditions. The heart of this modern center on Atlanta, GA’s Emory University campus is a team of highly experienced therapists equipped with one of the field’s most advanced range-of-technology systems, including the first music therapy-enhanced gait trainer, and the nation’s most extensive FreeStep SAS track systems.

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Body In Balance “Body In Balance” Clinic Blends Biodex Mobility Package with Stride-Stretching Techniques to Enhance Gait and Balance for Patients with Parkinson’s disease
Body in Balance Physical Therapy and Fitness Center, Linwood, NJ specializes in meeting the rehabilitation needs of area seniors. Physical therapist Eleanor (“Ellie”) Hagan founded the center in 2012 following more than a decade as a therapist and manager in outpatient and home PT services. Body in Balance serves patients of all ages with a broad range of neurologic and orthopedic conditions, although approximately 80% are geriatric.

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Odom Health & Wellness Clinic Meeting the Challenges of Diverse Seniors – Many with Dementia, Stroke, Parkinson’s disease
The Lighthouse of Waconia, MN is one of the region’s premier senior living communities. It offers independent living, assisted living apartments, short-term stay and a special activity-based memory care facility. The physical therapy needs of Lighthouse residents are served by one of the state’s best-equipped and staffed physical therapy clinics, operated by the Odom Health & Wellness group founded by Minneapolis sports medicine physician John H. Odom, MD.

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