Research shows the benefits of exercise for people with movement disorders. Exercise can positively impact the mobility, strength, balance, walking speed and health-related quality of life of people with Parkinson disease.
Who We Are:
We are passionate about exercise to combat Parkinson disease. MDT Education Solutions was founded in 2014 by a leading researcher and two physical therapists to help as many people as possible access exercise as an important tool for managing disease progression. Click here to learn more about the founders.
What We Teach:
We offer accredited continuing education courses. Our training does not endorse a protocol or one specific type of exercise. Instead, we provide health and fitness professionals with the tools to adapt many different types of exercises to meet the specific needs of people with Parkinson disease. Click here to learn more about the courses we offer.
Who We Train:
MDT Education Solutions equips health and fitness professionals, care partners, caregivers and people with Parkinson disease with the knowledge and resources to form and participate in community-based exercise programs. Click here to find an MDT trained provider in your area.
NEW! Advanced training course for instructors who have completed the "Community Exercise for People with Parkinson Disease" course. Coming May 4, 2018 to Atlanta. Click here to register.
NEW! "Community Exercise for People with Parkinson Disease: Fundamentals" - a one day course where participants learn the fundamentals of leading evidence-based community exercise programs for people with PD. Offered June 8, 2018 in Charlotte, NC through the Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a division of Carolinas HealthCare System. Click here to register.