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Benefits of Theracycle Exercise Equipment for Parkinson’s Patients

Joe Kapsch, a Theracycle customer, talks about how the Theracycle reduced his symptoms, improved his quality of life, and made exercise easy and enjoyable.

 

Theracycle is a highly beneficial therapy bike for Parkinson’s patients. A research study at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio proved that individuals with Parkinson’s disease who followed a forced-exercise regimen showed a significant reduction in their PD symptoms.

Forced exercise is an exercise or therapy where people with Parkinson’s exercise at a rate and duration greater than what they can do on their own. The Theracycle’s motor allows people with Parkinson’s to follow the very same forced-exercise regimen as in the Cleveland Clinic study, making Theracycle the ideal exercise equipment for Parkinson’s patients.

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Benefits of forced exercise include the following:

  • Improved gait and balance
  • Reduced falls
  • Increased flexibility and posture
  • Improved endurance
  • Reduced freezing of gait
  • Improved working memory and decision making
  • Improved attention and concentration
  • Reduced depression and anxiety
  • Improved quality of sleep

Neuroplasticity, or brain plasticity, is the mechanism your brain uses to rewire and heal itself. Stimulating neuroplasticity allows your brain to recover lost motor skills. Forced exercise and focusing on high repetition exercises can help stimulate neuroplasticity and improve your mobility. The Theracycle Parkinson’s therapy bike helps those with limited mobility to perform both high repetition exercises and forced exercise, improving neuroplasticity and lost motor skills.

How Can Theracycle Exercise Equipment for Parkinson’s Disease Help You?

Best Stationary Bike for Parkinson’s

Theracycle 200The Theracycle semi-recumbent stationary therapy bicycle is ideal for Parkinson’s physical therapy and Parkinson’s therapy exercises because of the unique and special motor that supports you through your exercises. Our quiet bikes feature a powerful ½ horsepower motor that pushes you through your daily ride as an integral part of your Parkinson’s exercises.

The unique motorized technology behind Theracycle’s Parkinson’s exercise equipment allows you to enjoy a full-body workout at home, helping you to build and maintain strength and balance. The motor provides assistance as needed, which helps Parkinson’s patients who have lost muscle strength and/or aerobic capacity maintain an exercise regimen critical in the battle to manage and reduce PD symptoms. While traditional exercise equipment requires a certain level of strength and endurance, the Theracycle’s unique motor allows you to get the exercise you need regardless of your strength and endurance levels on any given day. The Theracycle’s motor, design and ease of use are the key differentiators between a Theracycle and traditional exercise equipment, making Theracycle the top choice and best exercise bike for Parkinson’s to improve mobility, balance and strength.

Exercising can be daunting when facing challenges of Parkinson’s disease like decreased mobility, flexibility and loss of gait and balance, but with Theracycle Parkinson’s bike therapy, you can train your body and brain more easily to keep moving and stay flexible while performing exercises for Parkinson’s disease. See the benefits of bike therapy for Parkinson’s Disease below, and see for yourself how Theracycle is the best stationary bike for Parkinson’s patients that is proven to reduce symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.

Customers of Our Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Equipment Find They Benefit From:

  • Reduced rigidity and tremor
  • Reduced bradykinesia
  • Improved flexibility and balance
  • Improved gait

Doctors, physical therapists, and researchers continue to uncover the benefits of exercising to slow the progression of Parkinson’s, and specifically, a forced-exercise regimen that the Theracycle Parkinson’s therapy bike offers.

Customer Testimonials

Several months ago I was diagnosed as having Parkinson’s Disease. I was not able to use my treadmill due to the effects of Parkinson’s. Now with the Theracycle, I feel much stronger, find that I can walk and feel comfortable doing it, and the upper portion of my body has much more strength. I’m now firmly convinced that Theracycle is of great benefit to me and to anyone else who has Parkinson’s Disease.” Andy Bolduc
Framingham, MA
I was diagnosed with early Parkinson’s five years ago and am still in the early stages. I am convinced that the Theracycle has helped slow my progression of this disease. It continues to help with rigidity/flexibility and the strengthening of my arms and legs as well as the psychological benefits of commitment to feel better.” Jane Rand
Las Vegas, NV
I purchased the Theracycle 200 to provide exercise therapy for Parkinson’s disease (PD). I am 71 years old and was diagnosed with PD two years ago.

I first became aware of the beneficial effects of forced exercise for relief of PD symptoms through a news program on TV. Then I searched the WEB and found your product.

I have used the Theracycle 200 nearly every day for three months and find that it does in fact provide significant improvement of my PD symptoms. Manifestation of PD in my case is with balance problems while walking resulting in a tendency to fall, and night leg cramps and reduced stamina. The balance problem compelled me to abandon my treadmill which was my primary source of exercise. The Theracycle 200 replaced the treadmill and seems to provide improvement of balance and coordination while walking. I have not fallen since I began exercising with the Theracycle 200. I find that I must exercise every day using the Theracycle 200 to realize the benefits. It is not a cure, but it clearly provides improvement of my symptoms.” Jerry Stern
Potomac Falls, VA

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Additional Information on PD

PD Symptoms  |  UPDRS Scale  |  PD Stages  |  PD Testimonials  |  PD Exercises  |  Benefits of Forced Exercise

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