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Build-Ups

Published by <p>This resource covers a variety of uses for build-ups, as well as different types of build-ups. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Olfactory Dysfunction Predicts Disease Progression in Parkinson’s Disease: A Longitudinal Study (2020)

Published by <p>PD is a common progressive neurodegenerative disorder resulting in several motor and non-motor symptoms (NMS). For individuals with PD, olfactory dysfunction is the most common NMS and often appears before motor symptoms of PD. Currently, the reason for olfactory dysfunction with PD is unclear. It may be related to a protein called α-Synuclein in the […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Compensatory Strategies for Shaving

Published by <p>This resource covers adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used to improve independence with shaving. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Occupational performance and hand function in people with Parkinson’s disease after participation in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG® (2021)

Published by <p>A popular clinical treatment model for people with PD is the LSVT BIG® program, which is administered by trained and certified OTs and PTs. The program incorporates large-amplitude multidirectional exercises that help revise participants’ perception of their movement. These exercises use maximal-effort movements to override hypokinesia and bradykinesia through repetition and sensory feedback and individualized […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Three Swallowing Exercises for People with Parkinson’s

Published by <p>This handout visualizes three exercises featured in the evidence base for people with Parkinson’s, including: Expiratory muscle strength training (EMST), the Masako, and chin tuck against resistance (CTAR). <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Environmental Barriers and Housing Accessibility Problems for People with Parkinson’s Disease: A Three-Year Perspective (2021)

Published by <p>This study was based on baseline and three-year follow-up data from the longitudinal cohort study Home and Health in People Ageing with Parkinson’s Disease. Data was collected through a self-administered survey and a home visit (including an interview, clinical assessments, and observations) with a total of 138 individuals with PD. The Housing Enabler instrument was […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

More than the HEP- The Importance of Long Term Exercise Plan for People With PD

Published by <p>In this course, we will discuss how physical therapy has the potential to promote neuroplasticity and help with neuro-protection in people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). We will discuss the benefits of exercise in the management of both non-motor and motor symptoms of PD and what the current recommendations are for long term maintenance exercises for […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Beat the Beat: Rhythm-Based Intervention for Communication Disorders

Published by <p>There is a growing body of evidence indicating connections between music and language abilities. Functional neuroimaging allows us to study the relations more systematically. This course was designed to offer an overview of the research in this emerging discipline, and a sample of the variety of applications for speech/language interventions of clinical and aging populations. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Physical Activity and Perceived Health in People With Parkinson Disease During the First Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Study From Sweden (2021)

Published by <p>The purpose of the study was to determine if there was an effect on physical activity and perceived health of community dwelling individuals with PD during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was completed by researchers and participants in the area of Stockholm Sweden in June and July of 2020. During this […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Day-to-Day Variability of Walking Performance Measures in Individuals Post Stroke and Individuals with Parkinson Disease (2020)

Published by <p>The purpose of this article was to describe day-to-day variability in walking performance; examine variability of walking and mean performance over a recorded period of time; and evaluate the influence of medical diagnosis, socioeconomic disadvantage, and walking capacity on walking variability. Researchers selected 84 individuals with a diagnosis of stroke or idiopathic PD to participate […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>