Parkinson’s – Discussion Group and Education Series
January 18, 2023
Presentation: “Why Parkinson’s can make basic movements challenging and practical techniques that help”
Presenter: Jessie Agrimis PT, DPT NCS, APT.
Content: Jessie reviewed the pathways involved in Parkinson’s Disease to help explain why automatic movements can become more challenging. She presented some techniques for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, such as external cueing, and explained why and how these techniques are helpful. She also covered freezing of gait, why it occurs, and how to best manage it.
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Bio: Jessie is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist. She is a PWR! Moves Certified Therapist, an Assistive Technology Professional, and holds a certificate in Vestibular Rehabilitation. Jessie treats individuals with a variety of neurologic conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, and Vestibular and Balance Disorders.
As an advocate for PWP she also serves as a board member for the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego.
The presentation was taped and available on the SmartXPD website.