Exercise and Parkinson’s: My Personal Experience

I’ve been a keen sportsman all my life and, being tuned into how my body moves, it was slight and subtle changes in my coordination and dexterity that first alerted me to something being wrong. I was subsequently diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 59, four years ago. I’ve played squash from an early age, […]

Different training methods: Physical wellbeing of People with Parkinson’s

Exercise is an integral part of healthy living. For people with Parkinson’s (PD), regular physical activity is particularly important as it can play a vital role in managing a range of symptoms, including gait disorders, rigidity, impaired balance, and more.   Physical benefits of exercising with PD The concept of exercise therapy for PD isn’t […]

Exercise and mental health in Parkinson’s disease: What the research says

Mental Health and PD

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is most commonly associated with physical symptoms, such as tremors, rigidity and impaired posture. However, the impact of PD often goes far beyond physical impairment. The neurodegenerative disorder can also cause or increase the risk of a variety of non-motor symptoms, including depression, anxiety, impaired cognitive function and more. While mental health […]

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