Stay Injury Free While Combating Parkinson’s Disease

I just posted this on our East Tennessee Support Group website and thought I would also post it here. This excellent article is from the PD Gladiators™ website and is posted here with their permission. PD Gladiators™ is a nonprofit organization devoted to combating Parkinson’s disease with vigorous exercise. They are based in Atlanta and provide over 40 weekly exercise classes for PD patients in the Atlanta area. For more information, please visit their website by clicking here. Stay Injury Free While Combating Parkinson’s Disease Posting for Dr. Hackney this month is Maggie Coslett a doctoral candidate at Emory University…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a quick post wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from Seattle.  I have much to be thankful for this year including: making a change to a Movement Disorder Specialist who recommended a medication change that resulted in a great reduction of my symptoms; and that improvement allowed me to increase my exercise time which also helped to reduce rigidity and increase my mobility;  and the increased mobility gave us a chance to travel to visit family and friends across the country; and I got to fish almost every day I was home without having to sit down after 15 minutes…

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