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Exercising with Parkinson's Disease



Introduction

There are plenty of reasons to exercise with Parkinson's disease. Exercise can help manage symptoms and improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease. And there are many choices that fit into anyone's lifestyle, regardless of fitness level or ability.


Movement is a key component of physical therapy for people with Parkinson's disease.

Movement is a key component of physical therapy for people with Parkinson's disease.

Physical therapists can help you find activities that are safe and appropriate for your needs, including:

  • Walking or other kinds of exercise that don't require much balance

  • Body weight exercises, like yoga or tai chi.


It's important to keep track of how much you're doing and how often you're doing it.

It's important to keep track of how much you're doing and how often you're doing it. A journal or calendar will help you with this.

You can also use a timer to keep track of how long each exercise takes, as well as how many repetitions you do. This will help ensure that each session is efficient and effective!


You can exercise with Parkinson's disease as long as you stay safe, listen to your body, and use caution as needed.

You can exercise with Parkinson's disease as long as you stay safe, listen to your body, and use caution as needed.


Start with an exercise that is easy and then gradually increase the difficulty level.

Continue to move at a comfortable pace for as long as possible without straining or feeling pain. If this means taking fewer steps than usual, that's okay! Be aware of your body and listen to it: if something hurts or feels uncomfortable during an exercise session (even if it wasn't painful before), stop doing that specific movement immediately until the discomfort goes away completely; then try again later on in another session when the pain has subsided.


Conclusion

Exercise can be an important part of managing Parkinson's disease. It can help you manage your symptoms, improve your quality of life and increase your overall health. In addition to these physical benefits, regular exercise may reduce the risk of other diseases such as heart disease or diabetes. If you have questions about whether or not exercise is right for you, talk with your doctor or physical therapist.

1 commentaire


Caroline McGaughey
Caroline McGaughey
06 juil.

My Partner, who is 66 years old, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last year. We noticed that he was experiencing hallucinations, slow movement, disturbed sleep, and twitchy hands and legs when at rest. He had to stop taking pramipexole (Sifrol), carbidopa/levodopa, and 2 mg of biperiden because of side effects. Our family doctor recommended a PD-5 treatment from naturalherbscentre. com, which my husband has been undergoing for several months now. Exercise has been very beneficial. He has shown great improvement with the treatment thus far. He is more active now, does more, and feels less apathetic. He has more energy and can do more activities in a day than he did before. As far as tremors I observe a progress,…

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