Our multidisciplinary programs are focused on treating you as a whole person. As you fight your disease, we work with you to reach your maximal level of function and help you with your own personal goals in therapy. Some of the goals we may be addressing include difficulties with balance, mobility, memory, swallowing and changes in your speech or voice.
PD STEPS is a support group held quarterly that offers education to people with Parkinson’s and their families to help them stay engaged and active. For more information please email [email protected]
Rock Steady Boxing:
Individual or group exercise class developed through our Rock Steady Boxing location in Phillipsburg NJ
Parkinson's Movement Hour - Every Tuesday at 11AM in Emmaus:
This group is an opportunity to meet and socialize with other individuals with Parkinson's disease and provide a safe environment to exercise in order to prevent progressive functional decline maintaining quality of life.
: An individualized speech program created for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions to improve their vocal quality and loudness. Call today to get scheduled with one of our certified
: An individualized speech program created by the Parkinson Voice Project®
; and emphasizes speaking with intent. Call today to get scheduled with one of our certified
Our trained speech-language pathologists can evaluate your swallowing abilities to provide recommendations for the safest diet as well as provide education on safe swallowing strategies. Swallowing therapy may be recommended to strengthen your swallowing muscles to allow you to eat safely.
Certain kinds of exercise may actually slow the disease progression, we will help to guide in to find that program for you. Some options of specific programs we offer:
Rock Steady Boxing:
Individual or group exercise class developed through our Rock Steady Boxing location in Phillipsburg NJ.
Boxing for Parkinson’s:
Most neurologic specialty locations offer 1:1 boxing oriented training programs utilizing boxing techniques to help you reach your individual mobility and balance goals.
this program is completed by occupational or physical therapists who are certification program to learn improved strategies for control of upper and lower limbs, balance, walking, and other movements, designed to help an individual with Parkinson’s with everyday living movements. This occurs four days a week for 4 weeks for a total of 16 visits.
Our PWR trained clinicians utilize specific functional exercises designed to each target a skill known to deteriorate in people with Parkinson disease, which often lead to loss of mobility and function. This is offered at most of our neurologic specialty clinics.