LIVONIA, Mich., March 18, 2014 – The Recovery Project, a provider of aggressive, focused and effective physical and occupation therapy and training to people with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, and other neurological disorders, announced today that co-CEO and lead physical therapist Polly Swingle will present at the National Ataxia Foundation’s Annual Membership Meeting in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 22. The Recovery Project co-CEO Charlie Parkhill made the announcement.
Polly’s presentation, titled “An Effective Exercise Prescription for Ataxia,” will focus on the research-proven benefits of exercise for people with ataxia, the loss of full control over bodily movements. She will share concrete, easily applicable tips for building effective exercise protocol, solutions to overcome exercise barriers and helpful information on how and why these exercises make a positive impact on quality of life.
“Polly is a nationally recognized expert on physical therapy for neuromuscular diseases and disorders. She regularly speaks at conferences and clinics on the topic, in addition to her work building The Recovery Project’s evidence-based programs to treat these problems,” said Parkhill. “Her education and experience enable her to provide unique and beneficial insight to people with ataxia and their families, and we are honored she has been invited to present.”
The Ataxia Foundation’s Annual Membership Meeting brings together members and their families to meet and learn from world-leading ataxia researchers and clinicians, as well as to build new connections and grow their support networks. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to meet other people who are dealing with similar types of ataxia, and learn how to improve their well being and quality of life.
The Recovery Project provides aggressive, focused and effective physical and occupational therapy and training to people with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, and other neurological disorders. Through personalized therapy programs designed and administered by highly trained and compassionate staff, utilizing the latest evidence-based research and state-of-the-art equipment at accessible locations in Livonia, Mich., and Macomb, Mich., The Recovery Project produces hope and life-changing results for clients and their support networks. For more information, visit www.therecoveryproject.net.