Not just a fad (element #4)

There’s a reason why Parkinson’s specific exercise programs exist.

It’s not just a fad. Or a scheme.

A brain and body affected by Parkinson’s has some specific needs, which is why Element #4 of the highly effective Parkinson’s exercise program is this: 


Here’s a brief (but not all-inclusive) summary of what to keep in mind.

>> To combat RIGIDITY & LACK OF ARM SWING, you should incorporate exercises that encourage spinal and trunk rotation.

VIDEOSeated rotational reach with Sarah
>> To combat BRADYKINESIA, You should incorporate exercises that move through big ranges of motion in all directions.

>> To combat POOR POSTURE, You should incorporate exercises that encourage flexibility in your spine, hips, shoulders, neck. V

>> To combat FREEZING & SHUFFLING, You should incorporate exercises that encourage weight shifting and powerful stepping in all directions. 

VIDEOKneeling Power Step
Try a few of these exercises this week and observe how they impact your symptoms immediately after.

Exercise is a powerful medicine.

Author: suerosier

In May of 2018, I was diagnosed with Parkinson's. After researching, I believe the symptoms began to manifest themselves years prior to last year. The purpose for my blog is to share what I have learned (with an index) to save others time as they seek for answers about, symptoms, therapies [and alternative things to try], tools I use, Parkinsonisms, recipes, strategies, clinical studies, words of encouragement or just enjoy the photos or humor.

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