Parkinson's Wellness Recovery

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!®) to the Valley

July 27th, 2018

Bringing Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery to the Valley -Dr. Jennifer Grove, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG®, PWR!® Certified Instructor, Leigh Nicolas, PWR!® Cert Instructor. Approximately 1.2 million people in the US are predicted to have Parkinson’s disease (PD) by 2030, according to a recent large scale study put on by the Parkinson’s Foundation.  This prediction precipitates the

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Saturdays With Parkinson's

Saturdays With Parkinson’s

June 28th, 2018

Your invited to join us at Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg on Saturday, November 10th, from 11am-12pm For our Saturday’s with Parkinson’s group exercise class. The exercise class will  be lead by Dr. Jennifer Grove, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG® certified clinician and PWR!® Certified Instructor and Leigh Nicolas PWR® Certified Instructor. As the saying goes, if you

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Empower Your Wellness

Empower Your Wellness: Going above and beyond Parkinson’s Disease

June 27th, 2018

Come join us at Appalachian Physical Therapy in Harrisonburg, as we host “Empower Your Wellness: Going above and beyond Parkinson’s Disease” seminar, Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 from 7pm-8pm by Dr. Jennifer Grove, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG®, PWR!® Instructor. Learn about what’s new with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), what’s the big deal about alpha synuclein, what makes Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s Disease: Apathy & Motivation Seminar

November 29th, 2017

  On December 5th from 7-8:15pm, Appalachian Physical Therapy of Harrisonburg will be hosting a seminar on Parkinson’s Disease: Apathy and Motivation. The topic will cover such things as Prevalence of non-motor symptoms such as apathy in Parkinson’s Disease, defining apathy and it subtle symptoms, difference between depression and apathy, keys to combating low motivation, current

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Parkinson's Disease

Action Moves for Parkinson’s Disease

August 8th, 2017

Exercise is beneficial, this is something we have known and read about every day and is especially true for people with Parkinson’s disease. Exercise helps you use your brain’s Dopamine more efficiently and protects your brain from further deterioration; it is neuroprotective! Research from the National Parkinson’s Foundation found that Parkinson’s patients who exercised a minimum of

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