Let’s Keep Moving With APDA: Optimizing Aerobic Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease

In this session of Let’s Keep Moving With APDA, special guest Nick Wendel, PT, DPT shared his expertise on the benefits of aerobic exercise to improve overall quality of life and answered audience questions live.

Watch the broadcast now on APDA’s YouTube Channel and be sure to subscribe to the APDA YouTube channel for more informative and important resources for Parkinson’s disease.


Dr. Wendel is a physical therapist at the Center for Neurorehabilitation 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 various neurologic conditions, including Parkinson disease, stroke, concussion, multiple sclerosis and individuals with balance dysfunction. Nick has completed a residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy and is a board certified specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and recently developed an online continuing education course designed to educate physical therapists on evidence-based treatment options for people with Parkinson’s disease. He received his doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2015 and serves as a lab instructor for the neurologic coursework in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Boston University. In his free time Nick enjoys running, biking, and traveling.

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