Month: June 2013

Conductive Education Course Parkinson’s UK Bristol Branch

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Bristol Parkinson's CE

Course dates: 20th August – 3rd December 2013

The classes are held at the Vassall Centre in Bristol.

For further information or if you would like to join the group please e-mail Paul Williams at or complete the following contact form:

Conductive education is a specialised rehabilitation system, which was created and developed, by Dr András Pető a physician and pedagogue in the mid 1940′s in Budapest, Hungary.

By regular attendance conductive education can help with:

Bradykinesia (slowness of movement)

Dyskinesia (side effect of medication)




Lack of facial expressions


The Pető System:

Improves concentration

Improves strength and stamina

Improves health and general well being.

Improves mobility, co-ordination, dexterity and fine manipulation

Improves breathing, speech and communication skills.

Increases motivational levels.

Increases self-esteem and boosts confidence.

Provides natural pain relief for muscle spasms and joint pains.

Contributes to significantly reducing stiffness by maintaining and

improving range of movements.

Increases independence.

Delays the need for /nursing care

Provides training and guidance for family members and carers.

Provides a comprehensive support system for the whole family.