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Exercise as Medicine: Updates to our Parkinson’s Rehab Paradigm (CAD)
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Capital Area District Course approved for 4 CCUs.

9/16/2017
When: September 16, 2017
8:00am-12:00pm CT
Where: University of St. Augustine- Austin
5401 La Crosse Avenue
Austin, Texas  78739
United States
Contact: Sara Lord, PT, DPT, NCS


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Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, the learner will be able to:


1.) Summarize the essential components of a Parkinson’s specific exercise program to optimize brain and body benefits. 
2.)  Create an effective and evidence-based exercise/treatment program for a client diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. 
3.) Adapt a variety of Parkinson’s specific treatment techniques to patients at various ability levels and rehabilitation settings. 
4.) Identify common complicating factors that can accompany Parkinson’s Disease (postural dysfunction, autonomic dysfunction, dystonia/dyskinesia, non-motor symptoms, etc.) and verbalize basic troubleshooting strategies to utilize clinically


Speaker Bio:

Sarah King, PT, DPT received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas State University in 2012 and founded her Parkinson’s specialized private practice, Invigorate PT & Wellness, in 2014. She is a Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) Certified Therapist and works with her clients on establishing a personalized Parkinson’s Plan of Attack that includes PD-specific exercises as well as nutritional and wellness strategies to maximize their brain health and healing potential. Currently she offers 1-on-1 in-home services as well as a 5-week online Parkinson’s exercise program called The Booster Program. In 2016 Sarah co-founded The NeuroCollaborative which offers a space for fellow rehab professionals with an #iloveneuro spirit to gather, collaborate, learn, and grow. 
Find out more about Invigorate PT & Wellness: www.InvigoratePT.com
Join the NeuroCollaborative: www.iloveneuro.com

  

Schedule:

8:00 a.m  Lecture.Lab
12:00 p.m Dismissal 

 

Registration Fees:

PT/PTA/Student Member $50.00 

PT/PTA/Student Non-Member $100.00

 

Online registration will close at 11:59 pm on 9/14/2017. Participants must cancel before registration closes. 

Athletic clothing recommended for lab components. Class size limited to 50 participants. 

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