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Ask the Expert: Exercise as Therapy

Online via Zoom (map)

Tue 22nd Feb 2022, 5:30pm to 6:30pm (1 hour)

Join this seminar with Professor Meg Morris from La Trobe University as she discusses the emerging evidence identifying exercise as therapy beneficial to people living with Parkinson's, MSA, PSP and CBS.

Some of the issues covered includes, doses of exercise required, what precautions you should consider and how your exercise needs to change as your symptoms progress.

Prof. Meg Morris is a global leader in Parkinson's disease, rehabilitation and falls prevention. Best known for her ground-breaking studies on dancing for Parkinson’s, she is ranked in the top 5 physiotherapists world-wide for Parkinson’s and related conditions.

Co-produced with consumers, Professor Morris’ research has improved health and well-being in people living with chronic diseases, as well as hospitalized patients.

People can walk more safely, dance and participate in aquatic therapy and strength training, due to the findings of her team in randomized controlled trials and qualitative research.

Professor Meg Morris is currently the Professor of Clinical & Rehabilitation Practice, La Trobe University and Healthscope, based at Victorian Rehabilitation Centre. In this role she is leading health services projects on falls and injury prevention, patient reported outcome measures and patient experience. 

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