Our Next Membership Meeting – Saturday, Feb. 16, 2 to 4 p.m.

How Therapy Can Improve Your Parkinson’s Symptoms

Presented by Dr. Christopher Garrison, Christina Portell, Speech Therapist and Kara Doctor, Physical Therapist

Dr. Christopher Garrison’s career includes 20 years of experience in complex neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.  Currently, he serves as the Medical Director for the Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital treating patients who are dealing with medical conditions that result in significant functional impairments.

Christina Portell, SLP, brings 25 years of experience in the field of speech language pathology for her work with adults with neurological/medical diagnoses.  Currently, she is the primary Speech Pathologist at Texas Neuro Rehab Center.  Christina is LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Therapy) LOUD certified.

Kara Doctor, PT, brings 25 years of experience as a Physical Therapist, including nearly 10 years with a local Austin area neurology practice working with Parkinson’s patients.  Currently, she is with Abbott Neuromodulation training staff in DBS Neuromodulation.  Kara has been certified in LSVT for people with PD.

Refreshments will follow. Members are encouraged to bring their favorite snacks and/or cookies to share.

2:00 pm – 4 pm, Saturday, February 16th
Medical Office Building, St. David’s Medical Center
Click for a map of 3000 N. IH-35, 5th Floor Conference Room

Parking Note:
Take the South access road of IH35 through the 32nd St. light.  Turn right on 30th Street. Free parking will be in the underground level (phyician parking area) of Garage 2 at St. David’s Medical Center.  The entrance is just past the main garage entrance, and before reaching Garage 1.  A CAPS member or volunteer will be there to open the gate for you.  The elevator will take you to the fifth floor.