Advancements in Parkinson’s disease Physical therapy

Speaker(s): Physiotherapy Online


Included lessons: 1
Level։ intermediate

About live session

The goal of for Parkinson's disease physical therapy  is to enhance the overall quality of life for individuals living with the condition. By increasing physical activity, addressing movement disorders, and implementing targeted interventions, physical therapists empower their patients to live fuller, more independent lives.

A well-designed advanced physical therapy exercise is the cornerstone of Parkinson's management. Physiotherapist work closely with individuals to establish routines that target mobility, flexibility, strength, and balance. These exercises not only help alleviate symptoms but also promote overall physical well-being

Key Highlights of live webinar masterclass:

  • Cutting-edge strategies for optimizing patient outcomes
  • Practical insights into innovative therapies and interventions
  • Case studies showcasing effective treatment protocols
  • Q&A session with renowned experts in Parkinson's physical therapy

What you'll learn

Course objectives:

  • Participants will be able to define neuroplasticity , understand the basic principles underlying neuroplasticity and how the brain can continue to
    learn and adapt throughout life, even in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease. This objective will be fulfilled by in depth
    explanation of neuroplastic mechanisms and how they can be harnessed to improve symptoms and function in patients with
    Parkinson’s disease.
  • Participants will be able to identify various approaches such as exercises, cognitive training, and other physical therapy interventions
    in order to harness neuroplasticity and improve function in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
  • Participants will be able to current available evidence supporting various interventions in order to gain critical decision-making capacity.


 CPD Credit Hours:  1 Hour

  • Target Audience:
  • Physiotherapy clinicians
  • PTAs
  • Physiotherapy academicians
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students.


Author Profile:

 Dr. Srishti Banerjee PT MPT ( Neurology)

 Dr. Srishti Banerjee is an accomplished physiotherapist with Masters in neurology. Her journey includes a BPT from Gujarat University, followed by an MPT in Neurology. She's held roles as a Consultant Physiotherapist and Lecturer.

 Dr. Banerjee is an author, contributing to a book on peripheral nerve lesions and a chapter on aquatic therapy.

 She's published original articles in various journals and explored topics like hamstring flexibility and the environmental impact of NSAIDs. Srishti is an online educator, offering MOOC courses on sustainable healthcare and shoulder dysfunction post-stroke. 

She shares her insights through blogs on neuroplasticity and preoperative physiotherapy. As an author, she's explored sleep disturbance in spinal cord injury patients and the impact of COVID-19 on the nervous system.

 She's also a one-page owner on Physiopedia. Through webinars, Srishti covers a wide range of topics, including mental health in physiotherapy and environmental sustainability. Her commitment to improving patient care and promoting sustainability in healthcare is evident in her work as an Assistant Professor LJ institute of Physiotherapy , LJ University. 



Included lessons


Physiotherapy Online

About Physiotherapy Online

Physiotherapy Online is a physiotherapist-owned educational company with a vision to create an ensemble of international educators to cater to undergraduate, postgraduate physiotherapy students as well as post professionals who are keen to advance or refesh their existing knowledge in varied specialities.

As every student has a unique approach to learning, we have therefore created a library of bite sized chapters which may be accessed as an individual module or a course as a whole; self study webinars; live workshops for those who would like to get an in-person hands on immersive experience and audio books for those on the go.