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LHC introduces physical therapy for Parkinson's disease patients

 

October 15, 2020



Lewis Health Center (LHC) Physical Therapy in Hohenwald has added therapy services specifically designed to benefit patients with Parkinson’s disease.

According to LHC Physical Therapy Manager Heather Norris, DPT, therapy treatment is now offered through the LSVT BIG® program, an intensive and high-effort therapy regimen designed to help Parkinson’s disease patients learn to move more normally.

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that can affect an individual’s movement, such as walking, balance and coordination. Effects of the disease typically worsen over time. The fo...



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