parkinson's disease

Get S.M.A.R.T for Parkinson’s

We all know that exercise is good for us, but did you know it is especially important for those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease? The disease, which is marked by symptoms like rigidity, instability, shuffling gait and slow movements, impacts approximately 1 million people in the U.S. alone.

Boxing for Parkinson’s Disease

Are you ready to take your fight against Parkinson’s disease (PD) to the next level? If so, don the gloves and get in the ring. Boxing could help.

What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, degenerative neurological disease which results in a loss of motor and non-motor function. Symptoms include:

Dance Benefits People with Parkinson’s Disease

So, you think you can dance? You can – even if you suffer from Parkinson’s disease (PD). In fact, dance can be beneficial for people with PD, because it helps to combat symptoms, such as slowness of movement, tremors and/or instability that often result from loss of brain function.

How does dance help people with Parkinson’s disease?

Aquatic Therapy Benefits People with Parkinson’s Disease

Most people are aware that exercising in the water offers great benefits for people with joint issues, such as arthritis. But did you know that aquatic therapy also helps people with neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD)?

A Win for Medicare Beneficiaries: Maintenance Therapy Cannot Be Denied

Physical TherapyIt’s not a secret that skilled therapy, under the guidance of a licensed therapist, is helpful to maintain function, increase strength and prevent regression/deterioration. Yet for decades, Medicare beneficiaries have been denied care based upon their condition being deemed “unlikely to improve.”