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…

April Is Around The Corner: The Parkinsons Unity Walk In Parkinsons Awareness Month

Theracycle is by design proactive, giving the customer a positive tool in the fight against  the physical and mental challenges caused by neurodegenerative disorders. This is why the people at Theracycle love April. It is the time of year that sheds the winter blues, ushers in the renewal of spring and, in the spirit of positive productivity…

Midwest Young Onset Parkinson Conference

While Parkinson’s disease most commonly hits patients later in life, it also impacts younger people. For that group of people and their families, Team Theracycle would like you to know about an Ohio event upcoming in mid-November 2012: The Midwest Young Onset Parkinson Conference. Our friend, Julie Sacks, Director, of the APDA National Young Onset Center in Winfield,…

Fun Summer Exercises for Young Students with Movement Disorders

When people think of the various movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease, they usually envision an elderly man or woman. After all, Parkinson’s is mostly common among people over the age of 50. However, young “college-aged” people—those roughly between 21 and 29—can get diagnosed with the movement disorder at their ages too.  While those with “young…

Tai Chi for Parkinson’s Disease

Discontent with drug treatments and Deep Brain Stimulation approaches, many people living with Parkinson’s disease are exploring and pursuing a wide range of therapies to improve their symptoms. While The Theracycle Blog has extensively detailed how a “Forced Exercise” regimen of riding a Theracycle has benefited PD patients, worldwide—we think it’s important for our blog…

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