Research and Education in Neuro-Wellness
RENEW Parkinson Program Team
What is Renew? RENEW (Research and Education in Neuro-wellness) is a joint initiative by Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) Neurosciences Institute, Carolinas Rehabilitation, LiveWELL Health Center and the YMCA to promote a community based neurowellness program for people with Parkinson's disease. The goal is to improve quality of life by promoting a culture of active lifestyle to maintain or increase independence, safety and well-being.
The RENEW Parkinson program, provided by professionals who specialize in the care of individuals with Parkinson's disease, includes the following services:
- Comprehensive medical assessment by a physician
- Physical therapy assessment and treatment
- Wellness programs through the LiveWELL Health Center Medical Referral Program within the YMCA
- Eight week program, with option to renew for additional eight weeks
- Individual training session, once weekly
- Group exercise sessions, twice weekly
- Periodic re-assessment by the physician and physical therapist
RENEW Parkinson Program Stages:
- A physician referral is required to be enrolled in the physical therapy portion of RENEW Parkinson Program. Specialized physical therapy services are provided at eleven convenient locations.
- After completion of physical therapy, individuals transition into the wellness program offered at the YMCA. RENEW Parkinson wellness services are provided at six convenient YMCA locations. Pilot pricing for the eight week program is $100.
- Individuals are encouraged to continue to exercise and maintain an active lifestyle following completion of the RENEW Parkinson program.
Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Blythe Blvd.
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Huntersville
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Matthews
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Monroe
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Mt. Holly
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Pineville
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Prosperity
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - Randolph
- CMC-Union Rehabilitation Services
- Carolinas Rehabilitation - University
- Harris YMCA
- Johnston City YMCA
- Lowes YMCA
- Simmons YMCA
- Siskey YMCA
- University City YMCA
For more information on RENEW, please call 704-355-8699.