In this episode of “Let’s Keep Moving with APDA” learn what types of gait problems are associated with PD, what types of strategies can be helpful to overcome these gait problems, and what strategies could be the best for you to try based on your individual needs. Register now for this free American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) webinar, taking place on March 17, 10am PT.
About the panelists:
Dr. Wendel is a physical therapist at the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University where he provides patient care and participates in research and education activities with persons with Parkinson disease and related movement disorders.
Prior to joining the Center for Neurorehabilitation, he was a senior physical therapist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital where he provided physical therapy to patients with various neurologic conditions including Parkinson’s disease, stroke, concussion, multiple sclerosis, and individuals with balance dysfunction.
Nick has completed a residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy and is a board-certified specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and recently developed an online continuing education course designed to educate physical therapists on evidence-based treatment options for people with Parkinson’s disease.
He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2015 and serves as a lab instructor for the neurologic coursework in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Boston University. In his free time, Nick enjoys running, biking, and traveling.