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Nick Balenger, a participant in our incomplete spinal cord injury study, spoke about his experience with the program at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) annual meeting in 2016. Following a swimming injury, he was initially told he would never walk again, but after participating in the program he was able to move from a using a wheelchair to walking with assistance. 

Video courtesy of APTA.

Improving Gait and Balance in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's patient in study to improve gait and balance.

Researchers in the Department of Rehabilitation Science are conducting a study examining gait and balance impairments in individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and what can be done to improve these functions. The study is recruiting people over the age of 18, both with and without a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. 

For more information, email Andrew Guccione (