Category Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease patients safe floor transfers

Due to the changes in functional ability of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, safely transferring up off the floor can be very challenging for both the patient and caregiver. Ed and Elizabeth Deboo, Physical Therapists discuss what to look for if someone has fallen, when to call for emergency help, and different strategies for safe transfers. […]

PT video: Safely transfer to the floor for Seniors and Parkinson’s patients

Learn how to safely transfer on the floor to do your exercises.  Getting on the floor is a very functional activity that we often take for granted.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA

Postural Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease

One of the common characteristics of Parkinson’s disease is rigidity and a forward stooped posture.  However, with daily exercise, the changes can be minimized.  Check out the video below for 3 simple exercises, Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist Bellingham, WA