September 2010

Thinking BIG improves function for some Parkinson’s patients

A new physical therapy program at Christiana Care, dubbed BIG, is helping patients with Parkinson’s disease to improve function and slow motor deterioration by retraining sensory, motor and cognitive functions through intensive exercise and patient empowerment. “Even patients with slight deficits show measurable improvements within the first 50 minutes of BIG therapy,” said Jay Kogon, […] Read more