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…
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The way we understand Parkinson’s disease (PD) has evolved significantly over the years. Where we once defined Parkinson’s disease symptoms as being strictly about motor functions, we now know that there are non-motor symptoms of the disease (fatigue, depression, sleep disorders, vision problems) that also require treatment.
There are a lot of medication options for Parkinson’s disease. Whether it’s Parkinson’s medication like Carbidopa/levodopa or dopamine agonists, you’ve probably encountered many treatments each claiming to be “the best.” But what is the best treatment for Parkinson disease?
Parkinson’s symptoms start subtle but develop over several years, making it difficult to catch the early signs. If left unchecked, Parkinson’s symptoms can stop a patient from living their fullest life. But with the right Parkinson’s exercise therapy, like the kind of forced exercise the Theracycle offers, you can help your patients reclaim the life…
Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common age-related neurodegenerative disorders, as over seven million people across the world live with PD-related symptoms and difficulties.
Exercise is a fundamental part of healthy living for people of all walks of life. For people faced with the symptoms of neurological disorders, however, exercise becomes more than a part of healthy living—it becomes a vital feature of the sustainability of their everyday life.
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…
· By Dolores and Floyd | parkinsonsdisease.net, originally published on 01/04/19 · My husband, Floyd, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease four years ago. At first, I just noticed some small changes in him – he was getting slower as he walked and as he drove. Gradually, everything else started slowing down as well. At his annual…
· 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…
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…