Parkinson’s 2017-02-16T17:30:38+00:00

Project Description

Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that is associated with the loss of dopamine producing cells within the basal ganglia. The cardinal signs of Parkinson’s disease include rigidity, bradykinesia, tremor and postural instability. Secondary impairments commonly associated with Parkinson’s include:

  • Freezing

  • Difficulty initiating movements

  • Reduced procedural learning

  • Abnormal or festinating gait

  • Reduced voice volume

  • Slowed mental processing

  • Imprecise articulation of speech

  • Excessive drooling

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Poor memory

  • Paresthesia

  • Limited spinal range of motion

Therapy

Despite the progressive nature of the disease, disability from Parkinson’s can be mitigated with skilled rehabilitation. ANR therapists will utilize the latest techniques, including LSVT BIG and LSVT Loud, advanced technologies, and current scientific literature to assisting you in maximizing the quality of life of you or your loved one. Call or click today to schedule your initial evaluation.

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