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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Firefighter Battles young-onset Parkinson’s disease with the Theracycle
I first discovered this bike about two years ago, and I acquired it last year. I was doing a lot of research on Parkinson’s, and one thing people can do to slow down the progress of the disease is exercising. I was blessed to discover this, and I would be glad to help anyone who…
Theracycle makes PD easier!
Dr. Alan Fredland of Chicago – Theracyclist since 2015 We had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Fredland at our office today when he and a friend stopped in to meet our team and see how the Theracycle is made. As with many customers who become friends in the process of buying and using the Theracycle,…
Exercise, Exercise, Exercise
Exercise is your medicine! Do it EVERYDAY” [re+active] physical therapy and wellness · by Sharon Krischer, August 4, 2017 | twitchywoman.com · By now, you know that I am a big fan of exercise. It has been a daily part of my life since I was young. Since my diagnosis with Parkinson’s, it has become not…
Dover NH woman fights Parkinson’s with the Theracycle
Janet Butler of Dover was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease close to nine years ago. She recently started exercising in her bedroom on a Theracycle, a motorized stationary bicycle that uses forced-exercise. · Kimberley Haas | The Union Leader, published on 10/08/18 · DOVER — Janet Butler of Dover was 65 and working as a school counselor when she…
Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis and meeting life head-on
Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease that has brought with it visual and auditory hallucinations as well as tremors. · Patty Miller | The Edmond Sun, published on 8/28/18 · A well-known illness can manifest itself unexpectedly through hallucinations, both visual and auditory. The non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis (PDP), a surprising…
Theracycle CEO, Peter Blumenthal Featured in Chief Executive Magazine
Theracycle CEO On Finding A Niche Market With Parkinson’s Patients · Gabriel Perna | chiefexecutive.net · Sometimes people will tell you they got into their line of work “by accident,” but in Peter Blumenthal’s case, he really did end up as the CEO of Theracycle by accident. Blumenthal had recently sold his New England-based chain of frame stores, the…
What would you pay to keep your Parkinson’s in check? What would you pay for more mobility and energy?
After dealing with some growing tremors in my right hand over a period of time, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about five years ago (I’m 75). I have been very active all my life and have run multiple marathons, but Parkinson’s was making my running difficult. I was unwilling to accept all the negativity surrounding…
THERACYCLE… My “Wonder Drug”!
How easy it is to begin a day with an exercise program that gives me immediate satisfying results. I call it “instant gratification,” and that is what I experience when I use the Theracycle. After experiencing months dealing with balance and gait issues, and suffering from many falls, in August of 2013 at the age…
Exercise – It’s as Important as Your Prescriptions!
Per an article in today’s New York Times, a group of researchers from different institutions around the country recently concluded a clinical study with 128 subjects who had been newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) within the last 5 years. These subjects were split into 3 different groups – one group did not exercise at…