Parkinson's Disease Amplitude-based Training - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Parkinson's Disease Amplitude-based Training

When:

Tuesdays and Thursdays at

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at RIC, Chicago

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Deerfield, IL

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. at RIC DayRehabCenter® and Outpatient Center, Willowbrook

Where:  

RIC Flagship, 16th Floor, 345 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611

Zion Lutheran Church, 10 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015

RIC DayRehabCenter® and Outpatient Center, 6705 S. Kingery Hwy, Willowbrook, IL 60527

Session Dates: Call 312-238-5001 or email agebska@ric.org for session dates
Registration Required? 

Yes. Class size is limited

Cost: $165 per 11-week session (class meets twice a week)
Contact:  312-238-5001

Parkinson’s Disease Amplitude-based Training is an advanced level group exercise class that incorporates the latest approach to exercise for early staged individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. 

This class comprises two components: 

  1. an education session covering Parkinson’s Disease related topics, and
  2. an active exercise portion utilizing multidirectional and repetitive movements to increase functionality of everyday activities.

The class is designed to help increase:

  • Range of Motion
  • Cardiovascular endurance
  • Muscular Strength
  • Coordination
  • Balance, and
  • Stability

Parkinson’s Disease Amplitude-based Training is for people who:

  • Are early staged individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Are comfortable performing dynamic movements in both seated and/or standing positions

Parkinson’s Disease Amplitude-based Training class is taught by experts in the field of clinical exercise.

All participants are encouraged to consult with their physician before beginning this or any new exercise program.