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Being an informed “exerciser” with Parkinson’s

… To follow up from Tuesday’s post, here are a few things to incorporate and/or consider when you are exercising… 1. Cues/Attentional Training Attentional training provides a non-automatic drive for movement scale and timing; what this means is, attentional training and cues MAY compensate for faulty brain circuitry and improve performance. The ability to move in PD is not lost;… Read more »

Parkinson Wellness Recovery – Exercise 4 Brain Change!

Last week, I went to a talk by┬áBecky Farley, PhD, MS, PT,┬ásponsored by Parkinson Society BC. The topic was “EXERCISE AS MEDICINE” and she discussed some of the work she does at her Parkinson Wellness Recovery gym in Tuscon, Arizona. About Dr. Becky Farley Becky became involved in Parkinson’s disease during her post-doctoral work when she investigated the muscle activation… Read more »