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Parkinson’s Therapy


Parkinson’s Disease Treatment in Miami, FL

Doctor and Patient

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive movement disorder. Although there is no cure at this time, there are treatment options, such as medication, surgery, and physical therapy. The goal of all of these methods is to control the symptoms for as long as possible while minimizing the adverse effects. Some of these symptoms include:

• Tremors of the Hands, Arms, Legs, Jaw, and Face

• Slowness of Movement/difficulty with dressing or feeding or daily self care activities

• Rigidity and/or Stiffness of the Limbs and Trunk
• Postural Instability or Impaired Balance
• Low Voice

Our staff is dedicated to providing Parkinson’s disease treatment in Miami, FL, and works closely with you to manage and reduce the symptoms you are experiencing. At South Florida Rehabilitation Consultants, we utilize a variety of therapies, including:

• LSVT BIG
• LSVT LOUD
• Postural Control Techniques
• Balance Training/ Gait training
• Massage

  • Neuromuscular reeducation
  • Dressing/feeding and self care training
  • Speech therapy including swallowing techniques and treatment

Once your initial evaluation is complete, our team will determine the most appropriate treatment plan,and  discuss it with you.

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Physical Therapy In Miami, FL

OVERALL APPROACH

Parkinson’s affects our neuromuscular system and the way we move. By addressing each one of your needs we provide you with tools to improve your status and together with medication provided by your physician halt the progression of your symptoms. Our physical therapy equipment provides you with the means and opportunity to a safe workout.

Our team has the expertise and experience to build an innovative plan to assist you throughout the course of this disease. By preparing and doing the necessary therapies, you will see the difference.

Our Qualified Staff Brings Different Specialties to the Table

When it comes to assisting you during your therapeutic time at our facility, each member of our qualified and experienced team brings a different skill set to the table. Our staff is not only committed but competent. They are highly trained and know how to create a treatment plan to help improve your function.

Our staff members include:

Fulvia Barrera PT, certified in the LSVT Big treatment for Parkinson's patients. She has extensive experience in the treatment of neurological and orthopedic impairments.

Gilda Harden OTR, specializes in the treatment of orthopedic and neurological conditions.

Grace Lue PT, certified in the NDT approach to treatment of the neurologically involved patient. 

Denise Elizondo MSCCCSLP, certified in the LSVT Loud Treatment approach for Parkinson’s patients.

Contact our professional rehabilitation consultants today to begin on your therapeutic journey. We proudly serve Miami, FL, and the surrounding area.