Star: Don't Fight Alzheimer's Alone

August, 2017 NEWSLETTER

MIGUEL A. LARREA, PT, DPT, SFMA Welcome Our New Clinic Director

Miguel attended Southeastern Louisiana University and graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science. He then went on to complete his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Studies in St. Augustine, FL. Dr. Larrea has previous experience as a strength and conditioning coach, and spent 12 years in the Army Reserves as an Air Assault Combat Medic. With additional experiences in neuro/inpatient settings, Dr. Larrea specializes in sports, orthopedics, and manual rehab. His goal is to get you to move better to feel better and get you strong to stay strong. Miguel also works for the Alzheimer’s Program at STAR Physical Therapy. We have developed a comprehensive 12-week program that incorporates the types of exercise and cognitive interventions that research has shown may be effective in slowing the progression of symptoms of Alzheimer’s. It is covered by insurance in nearly all cases. Our Alzheimer’s Program includes: 1. Complete Assessment. This includes Balance, Agility, Strength, Cognitive Function, Physical Fitness and Mood. 2. Treatment that includes developing strength, balance, aerobic condition, coordination and agility.

3. Treatment of any physical impairments that may interfere with daily function. 4. Cognitive Training and Social sessions to help to stimulate different types of mental activity. 5. Comprehensive Reassessments with reports to your physician.

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