Parkinsons Wellness Program

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 at 12:00pm

Manchester Pavilion
200 S. Manchester Ave.
Orange, CA 92868


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The UCI Health Parkinson’s Wellness Program (PWP) offers weekly classes for people who experience difficulty moving and thinking due to Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s-like symptoms.

This evidence-based program, which uses the principles of neuroplasticity, is supervised by a board-certified therapists with specialized training in Parkinson’s and neurologic rehabilitation. We tailor the program to meet the needs of each individual who has completed physical and/or occupational therapy with moderate to high-level exercise interventions.

These group-guided exercises are designed to teach participants how to use high-effort movement activation and to provide strategies to improve posture, balance and everyday function. Exercises include Parkinson’s-specific PWR! Moves® training, gait and balance activities, yoga, tai chi, power transfers, circuit training, memory strategies and much more.

To enroll in Parkinson's Wellness Program classes, you should be able to:

- Express basic needs
- Follow directions independently
- Get up from a chair and on/off the floor
- Pass screening tests
- Stand and participate in exercise independently

Location: Suite 100

To ensure that this program is appropriate and safe for you, email or call 714-456-7283. We will work wit hyou to determine whether this program would be an appropriate fit for you.

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