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Why Forced Exercise is a Key Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Option

Parkinson’s disease is, by far, one of the most common age-related neurodegenerative disorders in the world. A person is diagnosed with Parkinson’s every nine minutes. In the United States alone, “Nearly one million will be living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S. by 2020,” according to Parkinson.org. And there are “More than 10 million…

Theracycle Partners with Virginian Outpatient Therapy to Replicate Innovative Study on Forced Exercise for Parkinson’s Patients

Following a scientifically proven exercise regimen, Parkinson’s patient sees remarkable symptom improvement FRANKLIN, Mass. – January 15, 2019 – Theracycle, a provider of motorized exercise bicycles designed to ease symptoms for people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), has worked with outpatient physical therapy provider, Virginian Outpatient Therapy, to replicate a proven “forced exercise” regimen for PD…

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…