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PABC Course: Changing Parkinson’s: Exercise as a Primary Treatment

Physiotherapy Association of BC

Saturday, 18 March 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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PABC Member 18 Mar 2017 $210.00 $12.15
PABC New Grad Member 18 Mar 2017 $150.00 $8.85
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18 Mar 2017 $420.00 $23.50
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Course Description:

The number of people living with Parkinson’s Disease is rapidly rising and the amount of relevant research on exercise and Parkinson’s has skyrocketed. This course will use a combination of lectures and practical work to provide practitioners with the information and tools needed to develop effective exercise based treatment programs for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.

Learning Outcomes:

  •  About the research surrounding exercise and Parkinson’s Disease
  •  Why specific exercise is a key component of treatment for this population
  •  How to build effective exercise based treatment programs
  •  Practical tools to help develop an effective assessment
  •  Key components to developing a group class
  •  How to educate and motivate this population clinically

 Please see video links of Naomi’s work at

Instructor Bio:

Naomi CasiroNaomi Casiro, BSc. (Kin), MPT, Certified PWR! Therapist

​Born and raised in Winnipeg, MB Naomi moved to BC to complete both her undergraduate and Masters degrees and swim competitively for the University of Victoria. For many years she worked in her capacity as a Kinesiologist teaching lifestyle bootcamps and doing personal training. This practice allowed her to grow her passion for motivating people to get the most out of life through activity and healthy living. After completing her Masters Degree in Physiotherapy, Naomi quickly became focused on Neuro-Rehab. Over time treating people living with Parkinson’s disease has grown as both a focus of her passion, clinical work and post graduate education. Naomi now owns and runs NeuroFit BC, a Parkinson's only mobile physiotherapy business, and works part time at Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services. She spends her time teaching classes, treating clients and offering courses to health professionals about the incredible impact of exercise and Neuroplasticity on those living with Parkinson's Disease. Naomi volunteers regularly with the Parkinson's society running exercise classes and giving lectures to help educate community members and spread the word about the importance of exercise for treating this population.  Naomi's passion is helping people with Parkinson's live their lives to the fullest and she will be leading BC's first ever Parkinson's exercise and wellness retreat in 2017.


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PABC Course Cancellation Policy:

PABC Course refunds are issued for cancellations received two weeks prior to the event,  less a $100 Cancellation fee.

No refunds are issued for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the event. 

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Expert Physio Burnaby Heights Clinic
210 -3970 E Hastings Street
Burnaby, BC V5C 6C1

Saturday, 18 March 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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Physiotherapy Association of BC

The Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC) has been serving its 2500+ members for over 70 years. As the voice of our members, we ensure they have access to practice support, professional development and advocacy tools to ensure that British Columbians receive quality care that keeps them moving for life. PABC represents our members' expertise in improving health outcomes to government, health authorities, insurers, and the public.
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