Customized Rehabilitation Services
Comprehensive, individualized outpatient rehabilitation services at Hoag include:
- Physical therapy: Improves strength, flexibility, gait and balance
- Occupational therapy: Improves upper limb function related to daily activities
such as hygiene, dressing, home management and writing
- Speech therapy: Improves clarity and volume level of speech
Hoag also offers specialized programs for evaluating and treating swallowing
problems that often accompany PD, supervised exercise and communication
classes such as LSVT™ Big and Loud, and driving assessments to ensure
safety on the road.
Maintaining balance and flexibility are two key elements that help patients
feel better and move more freely. Both are generously addressed through
Hoag's comprehensive physical and occupational therapy programs, which
offer targeted therapies in gait and balance treatment, including fall-prevention
training for patients with difficulty walking.
Find out more information on
Hoag’s Rehabilitation Services.
Exercise Program: Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving
An exercise program for Parkinson's patients aimed at increasing flexibility,
strength, balance, and coordination; improving communication, voice power,
and speech clarity; delaying the progression of symptoms; and taking steps
toward leading a fuller life. This exercise program is based on the principles
of John Argue. Learn more about the
Time: Tuesdays 1:15-2:45pm
Place: Hoag Health Center - Newport Beach; 520 Superior Avenue
Parking: Complimentary parking
Teacher: Hoag occupational or physical therapist
What to wear: Comfortable clothing you wouldn't mind being on the floor in.**Please
be aware that if you require assistance for transfers, you will need to
have your caregiver with you during the class.
To register for this class, please contact Hoag Hospital Rehabilitation
Services at 949-764-5645.
You will be asked to provide your physician's name and address so
that a medical release can be obtained.