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Tag: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

APRIL was Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month & MAY is National Arthritis Awareness Month

  APRIL was Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month  Our Social Media campaign focus for the month of April is on creating awareness for Parkinson’s Disease. Researchers (Acarer, et al.,  Is Customized Vestibular Rehabilitation effective in patients with Parkinson’s?, NeuroRehabilitation 37 (2015) 255–262) have found that individualized Vestibular Rehabilitation may significantly improve balance function in individuals with Parkinson’s. This was in a group of Parkinson’s patients without a diagnosed peripheral or central vestibular insult. Based on the locus of vestibular central compensation within the brainstem, cerebellum and cortex, this activation makes sense and should be considered as a part of physical therapy for Parkinson’s patients.”   MAY  is National Arthritis Awareness Month May is identified each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. In recognition Read More