Part One of the Let’s Keep Moving with APDA: Your PD Exercise Toolkit three-part series
We hope you were able to join us for the Let’s Keep Moving With APDA program! We were glad to have Dr. Tim Nordahl, PT, DPT and Teresa Baker, PT, DPT talk about the key elements of developing an exercise program for people with Parkinson’s disease — whether at home, the gym, or on the go! Be sure to check out Part Two and Part Three in this series — they will be in the Let’s Keep Moving With APDA playlist on YouTube as soon as they are available.
Dr. Nordahl is a physical therapist at the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, where he provides patient care and participates in research and education activities with persons with Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders. Prior to joining the Center for Neurorehabilitation, he was a senior physical therapist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital where he provided physical therapy to patients with vestibular and balance disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, and a variety of other neurologic conditions. Tim has completed the American Physical Therapy Association’s Vestibular Rehabilitation competency course and is a board-certified specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2011 and has served as a lab instructor of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy programs at Boston University and the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions