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Movement Disorders

A new sense of control

The Movement Disorders Program at Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare is the only one of its kind in the area dedicated to meeting the unique needs of patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Using innovative treatments and therapies, we offer patients and their loved ones new hope and an improved quality of life.

The Movement Disorders program welcomes referrals for inpatient and outpatient care at our Pomona campus, as well as for outpatient treatment at our Azusa Center.

Expert care for individuals with movement disorders

Our team of experts works with a range of specialists to provide treatment that is tailored to each patient’s unique needs. We develop a comprehensive, patient-focused course of action that guides them through diagnosis and treatment to education, fitness, and peer support.

Other specialists include:

  • Doctor board-certified in neurology
  • Doctors board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Doctors of optometry who specialize in neuro-optometric care and rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Physical therapists certified in Neurology (NCS) and Assistive Technology (ATP)
  • PWR! certified therapists and LSVT Big & Loud certified therapists
  • Occupational and speech therapists
  • Experienced patient advocate to help navigate authorizations for therapy, wheelchairs, and equipment

More can be done for Parkinson’s disease than ever before

If you’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or another movement disorder, it’s easy to become discouraged. While there currently is no cure, there are new treatments available. At Casa Colina, we’ll explore every possibility—new medications, innovative therapies, and much more—so you’ll have a brighter outlook and a more fulfilling lifestyle.

Our patients may benefit from a variety of services:

  • Comprehensive one-stop assessment, treatment, and specialized care
  • Custom orthotics evaluation and training
  • Driver evaluation and training overseen by occupational therapists
  • Exercise in warm or cool aquatic therapy pools
  • Imaging and diagnostic services
  • One-on-one and group fitness programs for varying levels of mobility, including an exercise group geared exclusively toward individuals with Parkinson’s disease, at both our Pomona and Azusa locations
  • Ongoing education and comprehensive wellness program
  • Opportunity to participate in clinical trials with new medications and therapies
  • Participation in Casa Colina’s Outdoor Adventures program
  • Spasticity program with Botox and other advanced techniques
  • State-of-the-art gymnasium and gait analysis equipment
  • Wheelchair and seating evaluations overseen by licensed physical therapists with ATP certification

State-of-the-art technology

Casa Colina provides a range of innovative equipment to help neurological patients return to the highest possible level of function. Our cutting-edge technology and equipment includes:

  • Advanced balance assessment technology
  • Assistive technology devices to aid mobility-impaired patients at home or work
  • Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS) to increase peripheral vision, depth perception, awareness, eye-hand coordination, and reaction time
  • Bioness H200 electrical stimulation unit for those with limited wrist and hand function
  • Bioness L300 lower extremity electrical stimulation neuroprosthesis for walking
  • Computerized pressure mapping for safe, comfortable wheelchair seating
  • Exoskeleton wearable robotic devices to aid in standing and walking for individuals with lower extremity paralysis or weakness
  • SMARTfit for improved visual, cognitive, and motor connectivity

Your first visit

Depending on your physician’s order, you may begin therapeutic rehabilitation right away. For other patients, the introductory appointment may involve a consultation with our neurologist to discuss symptoms and any pre-existing conditions that might affect your treatment. This may include a physical examination, lab work, or additional testing.

Once we’ve completed our evaluation, we will help you gain a better understanding of your diagnosis and treatment options.

Take control of your health

Our program will work directly with your referring physician to develop a treatment plan and keep them updated on your progress.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Outpatient Services at 909/596-7733, ext. 3500 or toll-free 866/724-4127, ext. 3500 or contact us now.

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