Entries by AMP

Save the Date! Taste for a Cure 2020

Save the date Birmingham! PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2020 is Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you again at Haven for another great evening of: Unique food, beer, and wine pairings conceived and prepared by an all-star team of local chefs Unforgettable live and silent auctions […]

LSVT BIG Seminar for people with Parkinsons

LSVT Global invites you to a free, one-hour presentation on the effective, evidence- based LSVT BIG treatment program on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at UAB West Pavilion Conference Center (Room E) in Birmingham from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Following this educational lecture, we invite individuals with PD to try the LSVT BIG exercises with physical and […]

I’ve Made BIG Improvements with Parkinson’s Therapy Program

I have been seeing a physical therapist four times a week for the last month. I hadn’t injured myself, though I experience aches and pains with Parkinson’s disease. My neurologist referred me to a physical therapist who teaches the BIG program. The LSVT BIG program is designed for people with Parkinson’s to bring their movements […]

Life Doesn’t Allow Do-overs, So Move On from Guilt

Sometimes, I beat myself up when something goes wrong in my life. I convince myself that if I had only done it this way instead of that way, things may have turned out so much better. Or, if I had only said something different, I might have been more helpful. But there are no do-overs […]

‘Exergaming’ on Stationary Bicycle Eased Parkinson’s Motor Problems

Exercising at home with a stationary bicycle — using a motivational app and remote supervision to increase compliance — eases motor complications in patients with mild Parkinson’s disease and improves their cardiovascular health, according to results from a clinical trial. Findings from the study, “Effectiveness of home-based and remotely supervised aerobic exercise in Parkinson’s disease: a […]