Mike Studer, PT, of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, discusses how to individualize an activity program that’s reasonable for you to achieve on a daily basis. In this Davis Phinney Foundation Living Well Challenge™ webisode, Mike Studer highlights strength, tremor, balance, posture and rigidity and how to address each symptom with exercises you can directly implement.
I was shocked to find out that poor posture is a cardinal symptom of Parkinson’s and that the symptom can lead to falls, poor digestion and decreased respiratory functions.
Occupational therapy focuses on adapting the environment, teaching a skill and education to increase participation and ability to perform daily activities.
Art therapy can be used to address specific symptoms of Parkinson’s like tremor and freezing and to prevent isolation and depression.
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.
What can we do about the impending increase in the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s?
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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.