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Freezing episodes in Parkinson’s disease

“Freezing” episodes are a challenge that many patients with Parkinson’s disease struggle with. What is freezing? Freezing can be thought of as an inability of the body to start a movement sequence, such as when getting up from a chair or stepping away from the bathroom counter. These episodes can also occur when in the […]

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What to expect from your first Physical Therapy visit

What does a physical therapy evaluation look like? A physical therapist will work with you to determine what aspects of your daily life could be easier to perform. You may have deficits in your range of motion (a joint’s ability to move freely), activity tolerance, strength, coordination, and balance. It is your physical therapist’s job […]

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Physical Therapy in Colorado

A physical therapist is a licensed professional that specializes in helping restore your mobility. This may be done through reducing pain or progressing your strength or balance. Physical therapists must pass a licensing examination in your state. Most physical therapists have either a Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree or a Doctor of Physical […]

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Parkinson’s and Postural Control

One of the most common symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is decreased postural control. This typically presents as a stooped posture with flexion at the hips, a forward head, and rounded shoulders. It can contribute to losses of balance when challenged to reach overhead or pick up items from the floor. A forward flexed […]