Rehabilitation Classes and Support Groups

Programs for stroke rehab and Parkinson’s disease rehab

Along with leading-edge treatment in our clinics and hospitals, Scripps offers you and your loved ones helpful classes for stroke rehabilitation and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation in San Diego. Led by rehabilitation experts, these classes can provide the additional support you need. Learn more about Scripps physical rehabilitation classes and support groups below.

Parkinson's Disease Exercise: LSVT BIG Refresher Class

This LSVT- BIG maintenance class is designed for people who have completed the initial LSVT BIG protocol for treatment of Parkinson’s-related movement disorders. This class will review, refresh and reinforce all the exercises and treatment strategies that were previously covered. Registration is required. To learn more or to register, call 800-727-4777.

Parkinson's Disease Refresher Class: LSVT LOUD for Voice

Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (except holidays)

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Location: Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Center for Voice and Swallowing

Cost: Free

RSVP: Call 800-727-4777


This LSVT LOUD maintenance class is designed for those who have completed the LSVT LOUD protocol for the vocal effects of Parkinson’s disease. Led by a certified speech-language pathologist, this class will review, reinforce and encourage continued use of LSVT voice exercises and strategies.

Stroke and Brain Injury Support and Education Group

Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month

Time: 2:30 – 3:45 pm

Location: Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas — Conference Center

Cost: Free and open to the community

RSVP: Contact Andrea Schwarb, LCSW, Community Programs Coordinator, at 760-633-6709 or schwarb.andrea@scrippshealth.org


Meet with stroke and brain injury survivors, caregivers and loved ones to learn and discuss self-care strategies, how to continue a life of meaning and purpose, how to develop encouraging peer relationships and more.

Stroke/Parkinson's Disease Weekly Exercise Group

Date: Thursdays (except holidays)

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Location: Well Being Center in Chula Vista

Cost: Free

RSVP: Call 800-727-4777


This class offers stroke and Parkinson’s survivors a safe and varied exercise program that supplements the physical activity prescribed by the physician. Participants must be assisted by their caregiver, and a completed physician release form is required.

Swallowing Disorders Class: Dysphagia Education

Date: 2nd Wednesdays (except holidays)

Time: 12 – 1 pm

Location: Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Center for Voice and Swallowing

Cost: Free

RSVP: Call 800-727-4777


Join us for monthly support and education designed for all patients diagnosed with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).