Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

Parkinson’s Disease rehabilitation is a specialized program performed by physical, occupational and speech therapists trained in Parkinson’s Disease care. Patients who have trouble with movement, self-care, speech or swallowing learn techniques to retrain the body’s muscles to move and speak with greater freedom and improved control.

Exercise programs offered include LSVT® Big and Loud (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment), PWR!Up™, Speak Out®, Loud Crowd® and free Dance for Movement Disorders classes.

Patients who go through our rehabilitation program generally gain a greater ability to talk, walk, eat and swallow. In addition, they have improved strength, flexibility and reduced pain.

Benefits of Parkinson’s Disease therapy:

  • Improved ability to communicate
  • Improved balance and walking
  • Improved strength and flexibility
  • Improved swallowing and chewing
  • Improved voice volume
  • Pain relief
Parkinson's Programs & Support
  • Dance for PD®

    Dance for Movement Disorders is a free class for people with Parkinson’s Disease allowing them to enjoy the benefit of dancing while managing their physical and emotional symptoms.

    • Texas Health Dallas: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00-3:15 pm; Finley Ewing Cardiovascular and Fitness Center (CVC), Studio III, 5721 Phoenix Dr., Dallas, TX
    • Texas Health Fort Worth:  Thursdays 1:30 – 2:45 pm; Senior Health and Wellness Center, 1275 W. Terrell, Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Parkinson's Support Group

    Located in the Cardiac Tower South Classroom at Texas Health Fort Worth (THFW) from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every odd month, the THFW Parkinson’s Support Group exists for people with PD and their families to share information and offer mutual support to each other.

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Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation Locations

800 W. Randol Mill Road
ArlingtonTX 76012
909 SE Parkway
Suite 109
AzleTX 76020
8200 Walnut Hill Lane
Jackson Building
DallasTX 75231
207 North Bonnie Brae
DentonTX 76201
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort WorthTX 76104
6300 W. Parker Road
Suite G-21
PlanoTX 75093
6100 Harris Parkway
Fort WorthTX 76132