The National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota connects the Parkinson’s community to information and resources across the state. Our friends in Medical Care, Medical Information, Long Term Care, Supports Groups, and Movement & Exercise are available to help patients and families live well with Parkinson’s.
Park Nicollet Struthers Parkinson’s Center (Golden Valley, MN) Since 1978, Struthers has been a recognized leader in Parkinson’s care, education and support. Struthers is the only National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence in the five-state upper Midwest, and offers a full range of medical management and quality-of-life services for people with Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders and their families. Our goal is to improve quality of life at every stage and help people live well with Parkinson’s disease.
Capistrant Center for Parkinson’s Disease (St. Paul, MN) at Bethesda Hospital Bethesda provides medical evaluations, treatment, support and resources for those with Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders.
Medtronic offers two resources for information on Deep Brain Stimulation surgery. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy is an adjustable, reversible treatment option for movement disorders caused by Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. Visit their website or YouTube video.
The National Parkinson Foundation offers a toll-free Parkinson’s Help Line staffed by trained Parkinson’s disease specialist that can provide general information and referral about number Parkinson’s topics.
Parkinson’s Specialty Care is a highly specialized residential style assisted living and home health care provider serving those with Parkinson’s disease. Six of these homes are located in quiet residential neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities. Call for more information: 651-307-1116.
Courage Center provides a wide array of services for people living with Parkinson’s disease including LSVT BIG and LOUD and speech, physical and occupational therapies. People may also take advantage of Courage Center’s driving assessment, physician services, independent living skills (ILS), pain management and psychological services. For information on any service call 763-520-0234
The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness in Minnetonka, is a Parkinson’s-Friendly Community that helps individuals maximize their personal health and well-being through a combination of educational programs, services, environment, professional care and personal guidance.
Pedal and Roll recognizes that people with Parkinson’s can accomplish amazing things! Staying active can improve overall quality of life. The idea of Pedal and Roll is to join with others to show that people with Parkinson’s can stay active, improving their confidence, health, and ability to manage symptoms. The group hosts an annual bike event and monthly walks.
Pilates MN offers Pilates Reformer for Parkinson’s, a class designed especially for people with Parkinson’s. Pilates Reformer exercises assist clients in movement so they can acquire flexibility, strength, joint mobility and core stabilization. Call 952-476-0304 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Hoigaard’s is committed to supporting and inspiring all outdoor enthusiasts and recognizes that outdoor activities promote overall health and wellness especially for individuals with Parkinson’s. The Nordic Walking group walks and classes are open to everyone and we are leading Parkinson’s friendly Nordic Walking experiences on a monthly basis.
Orangetheory Fitness uses the science of Heart Rate Based Treadmill Interval Training, the efficiency of Indoor Rowing for increased power and the proven concept of Weight Training Blocks to create the fitness level and body you have always desired. Workout and Weight Loss plateaus are a thing of the past….really!
Orangetheory is all about the energy. Highly qualified and motivational personal trainers increase the safety and effectiveness of your workout. Those who go to Orangetheory get the camraderie and support they need from group fitness sessions. These session provide accountability and structure to help achieve fitness goals. Smile at your neighbor when you would normally frown. Challenge each other to a contest, or just share your day while getting motivated by those around you. Inspire others and let them inspire you.