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Exercise That Motivates Parkinson’s Patients to Push Limits Can Offer Range of Benefits, Experts Say

· By Emma Yasinski | Parkinson’s News Today, originally published on 11/27/18 · With a treatment not yet within reach that might slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, much less offer a cure, many – doctors, patients, and researchers alike – are looking to exercise in hopes of fending off a worsening of symptoms. Interest in…

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Exercise is medicine! Chicago Tribune article on the effects of vigorous exercise on the progression of Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease progression can be slowed with vigorous exercise, study shows. Several lines of evidence point to a beneficial effect of exercise in Parkinson’s disease.”Dr. Codrin Lunguprogram director at the National Institute ofNeurological Disorders and Stroke A team of researchers from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Colorado School of Medicine performed a study to determine…

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New Parkinson’s Disease Therapy eBook

As you may know, The Theracycle is a motorized therapy bicycle uniquely designed for individuals with PD (and other movement disorders). Because the Theracycle is motorized, it allows individuals to easily maintain the consistent pedaling cadence of forced exercise therapy. Research has shown that a therapy of assisted high-cadence cycling, referred to as “forced exercise,”…