Parkinson’s Functional Screening Session

(Fort Myers, Fla. – July 20, 2017) --- Lee Health is holding a community resource and screening session for people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday, July 29th  2017 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Outpatient Rehabilitation at City Center, 3114 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Registration is necessary to reserve an appointment time.
 
Space is limited, so call now to make your reservation - 239-343-4960
 
"The Parkinson's Clinic gives a person with Parkinson's and their loved ones the opportunity to discuss concerns related to changes in function”, said Nathalie Grondin, PT – coordinator of the Lee Health’s Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation Team.  All participants are screened by licensed therapists trained to detect physical deficits which may benefit from therapy intervention.  Participants are also provided with a list of available resources including seminars, group exercise classes and support group meetings throughout Lee County.
 
Each participant can expect to visit with a physical therapist to address mobility concerns, an occupational therapist to address self-care activities and home management, as well as a speech language pathologist to discuss communication and swallowing concerns. 
 
Resources related to education, support group, exercise group, and identification of individualized therapy needs will be provided and a report of recommendations will be sent to your health care professional of choice.
 
Appointment times are limited.  For more information and to register, please call
239-343-4960.
 
 
About Lee Health
Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org.