Episode 12: The Latest Research In Parkinson's Disease Management with Dr. Meghan Malley, PT, DPT
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If you are living with Parkinson's disease or are a therapist treating individuals with PD, this episode is for you!
The Recovery Project's Program Director, Dr. Meghan Malley, PT, DPT, joins Polly on this episode of "Evidence to Excellence" to discuss the latest research and best practices for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Significant research has emerged over the last several years that has changed the way we approach treating PD. Tune in to learn what we now know about how to best manage PD, why exercise is so important when living with PD, what types of exercise have neuroprotective benefits (and what that means!), and what you can do today to help improve your function and quality of life if you are living with Parkinson's.
Dr. Meghan Malley, PT, DPT is the Program Director and Physical Therapist at The Recovery Project. She has specialized in the treatment of neurological diseases and disorders since 2008. She is also a Certified Oncology Rehabilitation Therapist with advanced training in physical therapy management for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Meghan also specializes in the management of Parkinson’s Disease, including receiving certifications in LSVT BIG, PWR! and Rock Steady Boxing. She has been integral in the development of various medical and wellness programs at The Recovery Project. Meghan is a guest lecturer in the physical therapy program at Wayne State University and frequent presenter on topics involving physical therapy management of neurological diseases and disorders.
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