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Parkinson's Support Group to hold virtual meeting

 

Last updated 6/11/2020 at 4:05pm



FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support group will host their regularly scheduled monthly meeting virtually Friday, June 26, at 10 a.m. via webinar.

To join the Zoom meeting, email [email protected] for the web address, meeting ID and password. There is no cost associated with this webinar. For more information, contact Irene at 760-731-0171.

Webinar host Mickey Burke will talk about cerebral motion and exercise therapy.

Burke graduated from University of California San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a specialization in neuroscience and behavior. He brings with him clinical and cognitive experience from his time spent with the UCSD Movement Disorder Center, specifically acting as clinical coordinator for movement disorder neurologists and as a research coordinator specializing in the cognition of individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

Burke graduated from San Diego State University with a master’s degree in kinesiology: applied movement science in 2018. His area of study has focused on the gait and balance of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and how exercise can benefit those issues. Additionally, Burke’s thesis work explored the kinematics of speech in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and deep brain stimulation.

He incorporates cutting-edge research into his training environments providing a personalized, multisensory exercise experience. Burke holds certifications in Parkinson’s wellness recovery, Rock Steady Boxing and Brian Grant Foundation exercise for Parkinson’s training.

This meeting is held in support of persons with Parkinson’s disease, care partners and people interested in improving the world of those affected by Parkinson’s disease. Fallbrook Parkinson's Support Group is an affiliate group of North County Parkinson’s Support Group. For more information, visit https://www.NCPSG.org.

Submitted by Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group.

 

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