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Parkinson’s Disease: A Practical Approach to Evaluation and Treatment for the Physical Therapist
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ParkinsonLink: Help to Ensure the Best Care for People with Parkinson's

Take action NOW to ensure the best care for you and others touched by Parkinson’s disease. How? Tell a health professional you know about two free online courses that provide the latest information about Parkinson’s comprehensive care!


Tell a Physical Therapist, Tell a Nurse

As you know, health care professionals play a critical role in ensuring the best quality of life for people with Parkinson’s. PDF is asking for your help in telling physical therapists and nurses about two free courses offering the latest strategies in Parkinson’s care:

Spread the Word

  • Print this email and bring it to your doctor’s office, local hospital, physical therapy practice or local long-term care facility. Ask the physical therapists and nurses on staff to participate.
  • Order a set of 25 postcards (please specify one or both courses) by emailing or download our e-postcards, and bring them to your support group. Ask each member to distribute them at nearby facilities. (Please note: electronic postcard file is four pages.)
  • Live near a physical therapy or nursing school? Request that the faculty show the course to their students.


If you have questions about Parkinson's disease, our information specialists are available to help. Call (800) 457-6676 to speak with them or browse their answers to most Frequently Asked Questions.

*This course is presented by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation in collaboration with American Parkinson Disease Association, American Physical Therapy Association and Visiting Nurse Service of New York. This course is made possible with the support of Kenneth M. and Susan Granat Weil in memory of John and Joan Haine, the Edmond J. Safra Foundation and the American Physical Therapy Association and with in-kind support from Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center.

**This course is a collaborative effort by PDF, the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). This program has been made possible by grants from Kenneth M. and Susan Granat Weil, Teva Neuroscience, Edmond J. Safra Foundation, Medtronic and Ipsen.

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If you have or believe you have Parkinson’s disease, then promptly consult a physician and follow your physician’s advice. This email is not a substitute for a physician’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or for a physician’s prescription of drugs, treatment or operations for Parkinson’s.