Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders affect millions of people nationwide and each person’s quality of life. Not only does it affect the brain, spinal cord, or nerves, but it results in muscle weakness, balance issues, and even paralysis. Parr PT specializes in treating these conditions that also include Multiple Sclerosis or “MS”, stroke, and traumatic brain injuries. Parr PT utilizes specialized services that include myokinesthetics, vestibular rehab, and MATRIX gait training to restore strength and improve function.

Using certified neurological techniques, each individual undergoes a unique program to relearn specific movement patterns for maximal recovery. Along with thorough 6-week video home exercise programs, one on one training is also provided to all caregivers.

A Chronic Illness Diagnosis is NOT Your Label: Your 3-Systems to Recovery

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Are you feeling discouraged because of a chronic illness diagnosis? Moving towards your journey of healing is a major stepping stone in the mind, body, and spirit connection. In Rewire The Podcast, we discuss how you can holistically reframe the way you look at your diagnosis and begin addressing the nervous system. This will help …

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Dealing with Brain Fog

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Are you dealing with brain fog? Have you ever wondered why you’re feeling so tired for no apparent reason, or why you can’t seem to concentrate on what’s right in front of you? We all experience a little brain fog on occasion, but real brain fog is something that varies in intensity. It comes and …

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Enteric Nervous System | PARR PT and Vital-Side Mind Body Series

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The Enteric Nervous System is an underrated cause of chronic gut issues. We often experience symptoms like bloating, food sensitivities, or constipation and wonder what the root cause is. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t always a structural issue in the gut or because of the food you’re eating. Sometimes it comes down to dysregulation …

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Pain and the Nervous System | PARR PT and Vital-Side Mind-Body Series

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Pain is a Warning Signal from the Brain Pain isn’t always a sign of acute tissue injury. Often times it’s a result of the sympathetic nervous system turning on and saying “help” to that spot. Does this mean that your pain is all in your head? Absolutely not! But your nervous system may be sending …

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Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | PARR PT and Vital-Side Mind-Body Series

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We want to share with you a simple breathing exercise for anxiety that can help activate the Parasympathetic Nervous System. In this video, our friend Lindsay Mitchell PA-C of Vital-Side joins Jonathan to discuss the effects of chronic stress on the body’s many systems. Thank you for sharing your time and expertise, Lindsay! What are …

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Gait Training with the MATRIX Gait Trainer for Parkinson’s, MS, and TBI

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Regain mobility with Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, and more. Our patented MATRIX Gait Trainer is the key to safe, effective, and efficient gait training. Over years of treating hundreds of patients as a Physical Therapist and Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist, I experienced the pros and cons of many gait training devices. Too often, …

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Improve Your Car Sickness Through Physical Therapy

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Are you sending mixed signals? If you’ve ever suffered from a bout of car sickness on a road trip, you might be. However, maybe not in the way you think. But you can improve your car sickness through physical therapy! When you feel carsick, you’ll generally experience nausea, dizziness, headaches, or maybe even vomiting. Falling …

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Prevent and Treat Shoulder Subluxations for EDS and Stroke Patients

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EDS and stroke patients can be more prone to shoulder subluxations. Learn about what those are and how to prevent and treat them. Personalized and safe strength training programs are one of the best ways to prevent and treat shoulder subluxations for EDS and stroke patients. Shoulder Subluxations and EDS Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome or …

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Relief from Chronic Low Back Pain with Spinal Rotation Exercises

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Are you looking for relief from chronic low back pain? You may be able to find relief with the help of spinal rotation exercises! Chronic low back pain can occur for multiple reasons. Sometimes there is a lack of movement in the low back. Sometimes the range of motion is too great. Here are a …

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Your Path to Strength and Stability | Personalized Exercises for EDS

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If you’re dealing with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), your path to strength and stability may seem like a difficult mountain to climb. For some, it feels like an impossible feat. The good news is that with breakthroughs in studying EDS and advances in physical therapy, strength and stability are more attainable than ever before. Your safe and effective …

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