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I Have Found A Lot Of Exercises On UTube. I Would Like It If We Could Start A List Of The Ones We Enjoy

I Have Found A Lot Of Exercises On UTube. I Would Like It If We Could Start A List Of The Ones We Enjoy

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Look up Big & Loud exercises on you tube. The B&G walking helps.

I'm sixty and very fit so I do a combination of strength training with a 12 lb medicine ball, battle ropes, weights, treadmill. Plus balance exercises on a half round hard foam tube, an AB wheel and stretch bands to strengthen the muscles on the outside of each leg.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Good idea, @A MyParkinsonsTeam Member. Tai Chi is all about balance and centeredness. I was going to say, "Let us know how that goes," but instead, I'm going to borrow your resolution for 2016 and try it myself. I used to be able to stand on one leg for a good 60 seconds. Now that duration is shorter and more wobbly. Maybe I have not been practicing enough. It's a simple enough thing I can do any time, anywhere.

Another "exercise" I have been doing is practicing getting into and out of bed and getting into and out of a car. I've got to see if there is a video out there because there is no way I could explain it. I just cannot believe how complicated these actions are now that PD is involved. If there are none, maybe I'll make one of my own.

edited, originally posted almost 6 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Followup on Delay the Disease DVD set: 12/28/15
The DVD set seems to be a pretty complete set of exercises for most of the movements we humans normally make. Easy to do and can do most of them anywhere. I like it very much.
Ward Cell (Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators) Available on Amazon.com.

edited, originally posted almost 6 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

If anyone has an AMBUCS in their area, check them out to see if you qualify for a recumbent bike. My husband did qualify and has one. The whole process took about 2 months, start to finish. You need a physical therapist fill out the application. If accepted you will be measured for the bike. Once the bike is put together based on your measurements, you take delivery of it.
Not too difficult to process. Worth it weight in gold for the independence it gave my husband who does not drive anymore.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, I know exactly what you mean Ken! It takes me forever to get out of bed. I can't just turn over or roll over. I have to move inch by inch. Getting out of the car is a nightmare as well. I usually have to put the driver seat all the way back to get out. It's not only PD, but it's CPD (complicated PD).

posted almost 6 years ago
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