Presented By: Meredith Roberts, PT, DPT
Dyskinesia and dystonia are two motor control impairments that are challenging to identify and treat effectively. They both can play a large role in the risk for falls in our neurological patient population. This career development session aims to clarify the difference between the two and provide you with effective treatment strategies you can use immediately.
About Meredith Roberts:
Meredith Roberts Lo, PT, DPT, has been specializing in neurorehabilitation since 2005. Her passion for working with the Parkinson’s community began with a class on Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery or PWR! where she learned the art and science behind treating this unique group. Since then Meredith has trained and worked alongside the top rehab professionals and movement disorder specialists in the country. She has attended multiple unique training workshops such as PWR!, Allied Team in Training, and John Argue. She has practiced as a Parkinson’s specific physical therapist in multiple settings. She continues to be an active member of the APTA and the degenerative disease special interest group.
Currently, she has founded Roberts Empowered Movement Center where she provides Parkinson’s specific physical therapy. She has also founded the nonprofit, Parkinson’s Pointe, to support the Parkinson’s community through education, community exercise and the development of resiliency in Denver, Colorado. Meredith began teaching as a neuro rehabilitation assistant professor in 2008 and has since been teaching CEU courses for the therapy community. Meredith’s love for teaching and mentoring inspires her to continue to share her experience with her peers in hopes of stamping out Parkinson’s disease.
Explore upcoming continuing education courses from Meredith below: