Parkinson’s Disease Boxing News


  • New business: Rock Steady Boxing punches out Parkinson’s
    A new studio featuring a unique exercising program for individuals with Parkinson's Disease called Rock Steady Boxing opened at the Inn on Westport in Sioux Falls on Thursday. The 770-square-foot studio offers two different level classes based on how ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-22
  • Throwing a punch at Parkinson’s
    Boxing is proving a promising therapy for people with Parkinson's disease, says the charity Parkinson's UK which has set up classes in Bristol. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-20
  • Fighting the symptoms of Parkinson’s in the boxing ring
    An unlikely new therapy is being used to help people with Parkinson's disease, in the form of boxing classes. One of the greatest fighters of all time, Muhammad Ali, had Parkinson's. Over the years, that's led experts to believe that concussion and severe ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-20
  • Rock Steady: In the ring with Parkinson’s disease
    Everybody does what they can do.” Shelton, who is 70 years old, provides encouraging words considering the uniqueness of this particular boxing class. It’s specifically for people battling Parkinson’s disease. “The thing about this class is that it ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-19
  • New program aims to help Michiganders with Parkinson’s disease
    Fox. More than 35,000 people in Michigan are living with Parkinson’s. A new program that aims to delay the disease has now launched in Michigan, and it needs help from the community to keep it afloat. The Troy Boxing Program, which works with those ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-19
  • Photos: Rock Steady Boxing grand opening
    Rock Steady Boxing is a boxing exercise program adapted for people with Parkinson's disease. Kroeger has been attending the class three days a week since the class started in April. "If I didn't do exercises of some sort, I'd be in a wheelchair," Kroeger said. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-18
  • Boxing program provides shot at better life
    This is Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing, or RSB, is a "non-contact boxing-inspired fitness routine" designed for people who suffer from Parkinson's Disease. The program has been proven to slow the symptoms and improve quality of life. "This is our ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-17
  • Rock Steady Boxing Helping People With Parkinson’s
    It's no surprise to find a boxing class at the YMCA. What might surprise you, however, is finding one devoted specifically to helping people with Parkinson's disease. Rock Steady Boxing was created to do just that. The class, which started in Indianapolis ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-16
  • Knocking out Parkinson’s Disease
    While many of the treatments for the disorder consist of hard-to-pronounce medications, adults at one Helena gym have a new therapy that includes lacing up boxing gloves. For Jen Buszka, the idea of treating Parkinson’s Disease with a high-intensity ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-15
  • Boxing could help Parkinson’s patients improve quality of life
    Boxing could now be more than a sport, it could be a medical breakthrough. Workouts for the sport that pits well-trained athletes against each other in the ring could soon change the quality of life for Parkinson's patients. Parkinson's disease is a ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-12
  • Battling Parkinson’s disease through boxing
    Battling Parkinson's disease through boxing Ira Paulk of Taylors is one of several people attend a boxing class at Core Balance to help strengthen their body and mind to fight Parkinson's disease. Check out this story on http://grnol ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-11
  • Patients use boxing to fight Parkinson’s Disease
    I admit it. I had no idea. I had no idea people with Parkinson’s were using boxing to help them fight the disease. It’s counterintuitive after all. Boxing and Parkinson’s a good thing? Yep. As I soon learned, the boxing part of it involves everything ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-11
  • Fighting Parkinson’s disease through boxing, coordinated care
    The symptoms came on slowly — the shuffling feet, the frequent falls, the crushing fatigue. But three different neurologists couldn’t figure out what was happening to Ira Paulk. Finally, the Taylors man learned he had Parkinson’s disease, a ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-11
  • Boxing class helps patients fight Parkinson’s disease
    Boxing class helps patients fight Parkinson's disease Ira Paulk, 70, works on his balance and punching technique in front of a mirror during a boxing class for people with Parkinson's disease at Core Balance on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Check out this story ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-09
  • Rock Steady Boxing NKY offers hope, community to those living with Parkinson’s disease
    WILDER, Ky. -- It's common to hear chronic illnesses discussed in the language of combat -- a person 'fights' a disease. Each time they receive treatment, they continue their ‘battle' with their condition. At Rock Steady Boxing NKY, a first-of-its-kind ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-08
  • NKY boxing gym fighting Parkinson’s
    A new boxing gym in Wilder, Kentucky aims to help those living with Parkinson's Disease. Rock Steady Boxing NKY opened last week and will soon start helping people in the Tri-State slow the symptoms of Parkinson's. Rock Steady Boxing, the first boxing ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-08
  • Gym hosts class to “knock out” Parkinson’s Disease
    State College, Centre County, Pa. - A gym in State College is hoping to "knock out" Parkinson's Disease. Victory Sports and Fitness hosted a free boxing class, benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research. Any participants were ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-06
  • Rock Steady Boxing helps Parkinson’s patients fight symptoms
    In the back of the Workout Club in Webster Square, a group of boxers are practicing their one-two punches, practicing their footwork and keeping it hot – all while battling symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The group meets three times a week for an ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-03
  • Boxing Club provides therapy for people with Parkinson’s Disease
    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) An estimated 1 million people are living with Parkinson's. There is no cure, but now a group in Grand Forks is fighting back. Valley News Team's Ryan Laughlin has how throwing a punch could have the power to heal. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-05-02
  • Longford woman shines a light on Parkinson’s Disease
    Exercise is also an important factor in the management of Parkinson’s, and for Adell boxing and walking are to the fore when it comes to her determination to stay fit and positive. “I am doing the mini marathon as well and all the money raised will go ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-30
  • International Boxing Club of Toledo hosts “Gloves of Love” fundraiser
    The IBC hosts boxing classes and tutoring for students. The club also hosts classes for those diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Members of the club shared stories of how the classes are helping to fight the disease and find a cure. The IBC is donor ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-27
  • The boxer who refuses to cash in on beating a champion
    After boxing, Linca's life was blighted by Parkinson's Disease and he died in poverty in 2006. Nistor says that the disparity in wealth and status between him and Joshua is of little concern to him, and that he's happy with his close-knit family life ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-24
  • Boxing Program Helps Parkinson’s Patients Fight Back
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo --A fitness program in Springfield is helping slow the progression of a debilitating disease. Exercise is good for just about everyone, but it may actually help slow the progression of Parkinson's Disease.. The Parkinson's Disease ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-24
  • Goodwood, others, go for Gannett grant
    Grow Rock Steady Boxing Program and the Parkinson's Outreach Association aim to help people with Parkinson's Disease fight back (Photo: Sweat Therapy's Rock Steady Boxing program and Tallahassee Parkinson's Outreach Association have ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-23
  • Float like a butterfly, sting like Ali
    They were all ready to put on some boxing gloves and fight the effects of Parkinson's disease. Louisiana Tech University in Ruston started hosting Rock Steady Boxing in October. The group meets three times a week and works on exercises that help muscle ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-04-22
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