Parkinson’s Disease Fitness News

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  • There are no patients, just dancers in new Dancing for Parkinson’s class
    Parkinson's disease impacts the central nervous system and ... Though the team received training, some of the exercises are based off Gamby's and Dunne's own knowledge. "This is a learning process, we're on the curve," Dunne said. "We're just trying ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-13
  • Parkinson’s support group guest speakers invaluable
    Dianne spoke of the benefits that people living with Parkinson's gain because of the slow and sustained soft movements that this form of tai chi employs. Exercise is now widely considered as important as mediction in the management of Parkinson's disease. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-08
  • Boxing class helps stroke, Parkinson’s patients fight back
    As a Parkinson's patient for the past seven years ... On Tuesday, he propped his walking cane on the bar where the class participants begin their stretching exercises, the warm-up for the morning. Then the real work begins. A timer beeps and a round ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-08
  • The 23rd Parkinson’s Unity Walk to Take Place on Saturday, April 22nd in New York City’s Central Park
    nationally recognized Parkinson's disease exercise programs, and movement disorders centers. Watch exercise demonstrations and visit the booths of sponsors to learn about current medical therapies." Since the Unity Walk's inception in 1994, it has funded ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-06
  • Parkinson’s disease can be controlled, not eradicated: experts
    While imparting some good news, Dr Sonawalla said that deep brain stimulation surgery will be introduced at AKUH in September for patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Dr Sonawalla suggested 40 minutes to 45 minutes of exercise to patients ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-05
  • Boxing is helping Parkinson’s sufferers
    The boxing and exercise programme aims to help strengthen and improve sufferers' condition so they can get out of a car more easily, get up off the floor, or reach shelves. READ MORE: Q&A: What is Parkinson's disease? "When it comes to Parkinson's ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-04
  • Exercise helps prevent falls in Parkinson’s patients
    Statistics show that 25 per cent of recently diagnosed patients suffered a fall in the first year. That came as a surprise to researchers. They had thought that falls tended to occur during later stages of the disease. Statistics show that 25 per cent of ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-03-01
  • Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson’s
    THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Almost any exercise is good medicine for someone with Parkinson's disease, a new study confirms. Although physical activity may seem impossible for some Parkinson's patients, the new research review reaffirms ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2016-12-21
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