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Education Corner

March 2019

Parkinson’s 101: Part 2

In the last blog we only touched on the importance of exercise in Parkinson’s, so now let’s discuss the value of physical therapy! How important is Physical Therapy in treating Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s is not a cookie cutter disease. Two individuals with similar demographics could develop Parkinson’s at the exact same time period in their life

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Education Corner

March 2019

Parkinson’s 101: Part 1

I’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. What does that mean? Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative movement disorder that affects the central nervous system. We currently do not know the exact cause of Parkinson’s Disease, but we do know that it results in a loss of dopamine producing cells in an area of the brain known

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Perspectives

March 2019

Your Medical Diagnosis and Your Movement System Diagnosis

Healthcare professionals have acquired their professional identity through specialization in one of the body’s systems, i.e. orthopedists specialize in the musculoskeletal system, cardiologists in the cardiovascular system, and neurologists in the nervous system. As Physical Therapists at Performance in Motion, we are continually working to become experts in the Movement System.  As discussed in a

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Education Corner

February 2019

Vestibular Dysfunction

Have you ever been dizzy? Odds are you have at some point in your life. But what does the word “dizzy” truly entail? And what causes dizziness? For most people, the sensation of dizziness is due to dysfunction of the vestibular system, a tiny, sensory organ located in the inner ear (see image below). It

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The Latest

February 2019

It’s Finally Here! いよいよやってきました!

Japan Mentorship Experience applications available Saturday, February 16 at 8AM (Japan Standard Time) Fall 2019: October 21-25, 2019 Spring 2020: April 20-24, 2020 For the past eight years, Performance in Motion (PIM) has been thrilled to offer a variety of educational seminars for numerous talented rehabilitation and performance training professionals throughout Japan. Team PIM is so

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