Physical therapist, Mike Studer, of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates talks about the importance of tracking your exercise to establish a baseline measurement and measure progress over time. Tracking not only helps you keep your exercise routine current and effective, it provides the motivation to keep going when you see how far you’ve come.
Occupational therapy focuses on adapting the environment, teaching a skill and education to increase participation and ability to perform daily activities.
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.
What can we do about the impending increase in the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s?
Try these four mood-boosters to get your groove back.
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.
Fred Schott gains what he thought he’d lost with the right team by his side.
Dr. Sarah King shares how you can retrain your brain to reduce freezing of gait.
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.