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What Is The Best Exercises For Parkinson's
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Hi Bess
Thanks for the info. I will look into it as soon as I am able. Hope you had a great day today. Spent most of the day with my daughter and then we hung out watching shows we both liked.… read more

How Much Excercise Do We Need To Do?
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I exercise 3 x's a week for 1 hour each time. I THIS ENOUGH? How due you gauge it? Hugs everyone Love ya Rosie

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Hi Davidak. My husband keeps tight control of the remote so finger exercises on the remote won’t work for me, but I’ll keep that in mind for when he leaves the house.

What Types Of Exercise Or Physical Therapy Activities Do You Do?
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What types exercise do you engage in? Do you feel that exercise helps improve your symptoms? How much or how often?

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When I'm not in a hospital or recovering from an illness or a fall, I go to a physical therapist sessions on Monday and Wednesday of every week
I work out on the nustep machine, threadmill, and… read more

Have You Registered For The Exercise And PD Webinar On 1/18/24 From 12-1 PM?
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MJFF is offering a webinar on 1/18 from 12=1 PM om exercise and PD. One of the topics for discussion includes the best exercises for folks with PD. If interested, you have to register on the MJFF website.

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Thank you Lucas for the information.

My Husband’s Having More Difficulty Standing And Keeping His Balance. He’s Also Falling More Often. How Can I Best Provide The Support?
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If he does not choose to excercise, he is chosing to decline.

Are There Specific Exercises PD Patients Should Do?
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My husband was diagnosed in December at age 69. He has been going to the gym -- mostly walking on the treadmill and using the rowing machine. I'm wondering if there are specific exercises he should be doing and if a trainer would help. Thank you and warm wishes for your journey.

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@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member Thank you for the 🫂 hug and here's a hug 🫂 for you.Have a wonderful day today 😀. Julie Olson 2.

Does Anyone With A Spouse Who Has PD Have Problems Getting Them To Do Any Recommended Exercises At All? He’s Only Taking Carbidopa-Levodopa.
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Thank you Ginny! All are great ideas.
Carey

What Excersize Should I Do For Balance And Walking Issues?
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Leg and core strengthening excercise. Most of them can be done layuping down or sitting

Respitory Failure
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Hello, last week at my primary care doc, me I was diagnose, respitory lung failure -copd. 3 liter oxygen. my biggest fear PD I was diagnose stage 1 May 8th, it take yrs ,to get to stage 2, will this speed up my Progression?? on May 8th of this yr, I was diagnosed PD s tage 1
Is, there anything I should know about. ?? and what to expect. Right now, I can do, things for myself, I am independent. lady, I am Truley, heartbroken my health taken nosedive. Been down in the dumps. thank you so… read more

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me two what baffels me I do not smoke never have thank you my friend for feed back .

Hello. I Was Diagnosed 6/23. Not Quite A Year. Mild Symptons So Far. Why Are My Wrists Sore To Movement? Thanks
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Good advice. I am a Rock Steady Boxer. Love it. 3 days a week. Thanks