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Parkinson’s Therapy

Allyson Lowis, PT, DPT, LSVT is a specialist in treating Parkinson’s Disease through the LSVT BIG program at Rehab Specialists in the Portage/Kalamazoo Area. Rehab Specialists offers Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease all under one roof through the LSVT BIG and LOUD protocols. To learn more about LSVT, visit LSVT Global. LSVT […]

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Dance Therapy in Portage/Kalamazoo

Allyson Lowis, PT, DPT, has been dancing for 26 years and for her it has become much more than just a hobby. While in undergrad for exercise science at Hope College, she also leaped her way into a Dance Minor. During school, she danced for a semi-professional modern dance company. After graduating with her Doctorate […]

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Dizziness: Light Headedness vs. Vertigo

Do you ever experience episodes of dizziness? Dizziness is a word often used to describe the feeling of lightheadedness, or the feeling that there is movement of oneself or ones surroundings. Lightheadedness: Often known as the feeling that you are about to faint. Lightheadedness is often the result of a momentary drop in blood pressure […]

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Tingling, Numbness and Pain?

You are not alone. Tingling, numbness and pain is often due to abnormal impulse generating sites in the nerve which happens as a result to long term inflammatory changes to the nerve itself. Imagine a rubber band left out in the cold for a some time, it will lose its elasticity and thus affecting its […]

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