Mike Studer, PT, of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, discusses how exercise improves balance for a person with Parkinson’s.
Occupational therapy focuses on adapting the environment, teaching a skill and education to increase participation and ability to perform daily activities.
Dr. Wayne has been studying the impact of Tai Chi and Qigong, two popular mind-body interventions, on motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s.
I credit my intense training for slowing the progression of my symptoms.
The limitations of Parkinson’s constantly encourage Jonathan to find new ways to dream big.
When I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s on January 8, 2014 at the age of 54, it felt like all the hopes and dreams I had flew immediately out the window.
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Pamela focuses on the fact that you can live a good life with Parkinson’s.
Maintaining a regular daily routine is a critical component of living well with Parkinson’s.
While many great scientific discoveries are rooted in rigorous laboratory or clinical environments, some are not.
Exercise is medicine, so don’t miss a dose.
Anxiety is one of the most common — and least discussed — Parkinson’s symptoms. While feelings of anxiety should be a topic of conversation with your healthcare team, regular exercise can also help you manage everyday anxiety.
This discovery served as the inspiration for a groundbreaking research study by Dr. Alberts and movement disorder neurologist, Dr. Bas Bloem, Radboud University.
Studies suggest that exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.
Use exercise to take control of your Parkinson’s and enjoy a better quality of life. These strategies can help you stay with a program and become a lifelong exerciser.