Listed below are individuals and organizations offering fitness instruction, training, and therapeutic services for people with Parkinson’s in Los Angeles.
PLEASE NOTE: While there are many widely-available fitness classes that are beneficial for those with Parkinson’s Disease, PCLA attempts to vet our list of resources and provide referrals to classes, trainers, PT’s that understand the disease.
LOS ANGELES: WESTSIDE
Balance Disorders Institute of Los Angeles Class
Location: Beverly Hills, West LA
Kern & Associates, Physical Therapy
Location: Santa Monica
Therapists experienced in working with those with Parkinson’s and group classes including yoga, chair aerobics, balance, and Pilates. PWR-trained therapists. http://kernpt.com/ , (310) 315-9711, firstname.lastname@example.org
Debra Mesisca, Physical Therapist
Specializing in neurological problems; provides in-home treatment. (310) 230-1558 FC (Pilates): Pilates for Parkinson’s-Moving Body Pilates (West L.A.), programs to strengthen, stretch, help increase mobility & agility. www.movingbodypilates.com; email@example.com ; 310-569-8983
Studio Brava, Physical Therapist
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY EAST
Layfield & Associates Physical Therapy
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY
Arroyo Physical Therapy
Location: Pasadena and surrounding areas
NeuroSport Physical Therapy
Balance Disorders Institute of Los Angeles
Bodyscape Integrative Physical Therapy
InCourage, Physical Therapy & Exercise Classes
Provides physical therapy for people with PD, offering group classes and one-on-one evaluation and treatment. Therapists are either neurologic residency trained or Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialists. http://www.incouragept.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, (626) 722-8032
SOUTH BAY/LONG BEACH
Re+Active Physical Therapy
Claire McLean, Physical Therapist, D.P.T.
Physical therapist specializing in PD. In-home treatment in South Bay and West LA areas. (310) 633-4273
LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) “BIG”
PT and OT for those with PD. There are too many LSVT-certified trainers to list here. Find one near you at http://www.lsvtglobal.com/clinicians
Disclaimer: PCLA does not endorse nor represent any of the above providers. The above content is for informational purposes only. Consult a physician before performing this or any exercise program. It is your responsibility to evaluate your own medical and physical condition, and to independently determine whether to perform, use or adapt any of the information contained herein. Any exercise program has an inherent risk of injury. By voluntarily undertaking any exercise displayed herein, you assume the risk of any resulting injury.