What types of exercise are best for people with Parkinson’s disease?

In last week’s blog, we addressed the reasons why it is vital for people with Parkinson’s disease to exercise,...see more including (but not limited to) improving particular motor and non-motor symptoms such as impaired balance, gait disorders, depression, and cognition. Today, we will tackle another important question – what types of exercise are most beneficial to […]

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Why exercise is critical for people with Parkinson’s disease

The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease Your family and friends are constantly encouraging you to exercise. Your doctors...see more tell you that exercise is a vital component of Parkinson’s disease (PD) treatment. APDA programming includes exercise programs as a way for people with PD to gain control over their disease. But is exercise worth all […]

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EXERCISING SAFELY AT HOME: HOW TO STAY MOVING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

HOW TO STAY MOVING in a virtual world The COVID-19 pandemic has been such a significant fixture in our...see more lives over the past year and upended many aspects of our regular routines. Thankfully now that vaccination is becoming more prevalent, people are slowly resuming some of their pre-pandemic activities. One silver lining of the pandemic […]

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Boxing for Parkinson’s Disease

Boxing and Parkinson’s Disease We know without a doubt that exercise is important for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). ...see more Various types of exercise and movement can help people improve their balance, strength, mobility, flexibility, endurance and walking ability. Studies also reveal that exercise can help improve cognition, depression, fatigue, and sleep. We have discussed exercise in […]

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