Saturday, December 3, 2022
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Rehabilitation Strategies and Essential Tremor
presented by Physical Therapist Megan Rood, MSPT, CBIS, CSRS
Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network
Updates on the Cala Trio Wrist Device
presented by Debbie Donovan, Director, Market Development, HCP
and Liana Hennum, Head of Healthcare Economics Outcomes Research
and Ben, a Cala Trio user, will demonstrate its use and effectiveness
How Does PT and Exercise Impact Essential Tremor?
At this meeting, we will discuss the different types of exercise that can be beneficial for assisting in managing tremor, including strengthening, aquatics and mindfulness. We will also discuss different available wellness classes that are offered and how they may be beneficial for management of ET.
Megan Rood is a Physical Therapist at Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network in Vernon, CT. She has been working in outpatient neurology based clinics since graduating in 2005 from Northeastern University.
Megan is LSVT BIG and Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery certified, providing her with additional education on the treatment and management of movement disorders. She also completed the Parkinson’s Foundation Allied Team Training and is active in developing the standards of treatment and care for Hartford HealthCare Rehab Network. Megan is a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, which have both allowed her a better understanding of different neurological diagnoses.
She has presented to patients and caregivers on different topics including Essential Tremor, Balance and Fall Prevention and the Benefits of Physical Therapy for Movement Disorders at the national, state and local levels.
Updates on the Cala Trio
Cala Trio therapy is the world’s only non-invasive, drug-free, wrist-worn treatment that addresses the root cause of essential tremor with electrical stimulation known as neuromodulation. And the exciting news is that Cala Trio has just been approved for insurance coverage by Medicare and other insurance companies!
At this meeting, Cala Trio user Ben will demonstrate the use – and effectiveness – of this assistive device.
Debbie Donovan (Director, Market Development, HCP) and Liana Hennum (Head of Healthcare Economics Outcomes Research) will present additional information on the device and respond to any questions you may have about the Cala Trio and/or its insurance coverage. Brian Burke (Northeast territory Manager) will also attend.
Inquiries are invited!
Registration is required no later than noon on Wednesday, November 30th!
To register or request information, email Helen Moser or submit the form below.
The CT essential tremor support group is sponsored by