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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological disorder that affects the nerve cells in the brain. Common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include tremors, shuffling gait, stooped posture, and quiet, slurred speech.

Fortunately, physical therapy and a good exercise program can help slow the progress of Parkinson’s and provide relief for symptoms. It also helps to improve flexibility, strength, and balance by addressing several of the issues that Parkinson’s disease may cause. Exercise is a key piece to improving quality of life for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease.

Get started on the first steps of your treatment plan today:

At Schuster Physical Therapy, our physical therapists work closely with your neurologist to provide the best treatment possible for you. If you are suffering from a neurological condition that is limiting you from living the life you want to live, don’t hesitate to contact our Jefferson, NC physical therapy office today. If you request an appointment to meet with one of our dedicated physical therapists, you will find out how we can best manage your symptoms and help you reach your physical goals. Don’t suffer in silence – find relief today.

Schuster Physical Therapy has a Certified PWR!Moves ® Therapist who is specialized in working with individuals with Parkinson’s Disease using the Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery approach. PWR! ® is evidence-based and focuses on task-specific training with large amplitude movements to help combat the effects of Parkinson’s. At SPT we take these principles and apply them with an individualized approach to address the things that you have trouble doing to help you live your best life. For more information on PWR!Moves, please visit their website www.pwr4life.org.