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PWP Exercise Routines In Th UK

PWP Exercise Routines In Th UK

Hello, my daughter has Early Onset Parkinson’s . I know in States you have Rock Steady Boxing which helps many people. I was wondering what excercise regimes do you find helpful that is available in the UK. Would you consider Rock Steady if it was available here?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

At first, my husband was hesitant about going to RSB, but agreed to give it a try. He LOVES it. He gets exercise and interaction from others with PD. He… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Exercise

Exercise

Can anyone recommend exercises for a person with left side stiffness, left side tremors, left foot drag? I live in the Boonies and have to drive 45 mins to a gym so I work out at home. I have a treadmill, an eliptical, and some free weights. I attempt some of the beach body ( Slim in Six ) workouts a few times a week too.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hello Dillian...check this out. There has been some very rewarding results regarding this program.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfDHGbuvqiw

posted over 4 years ago

Have You Heard Of P.D Warrior.? Its An Exercise Regime From N.Z?

Have You Heard Of P.D Warrior.? Its An Exercise Regime From N.Z?

My physio here in UK was raving about it. There are very few certified instructors in the U.K, but my physio now is accredited and she is taking classes.

Specially designed for P.D.patients It is circuit training especially designed for parkinson patients. Most exercises can be done sitting or standing AND its greàt fun!

Trying search on Google.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I live in NZ and although I choose not to use PD Warrior Ive only heard good things and assessing what they teach I think the concepts are fantastic

posted almost 3 years ago

Any Ideas For Excersizes, I Walk With A Cane.

Any Ideas For Excersizes, I Walk With A Cane.

I realize the importance of exercise with PD. Does anyone have any suggestions for exercises that I can try? I have a bad knee and back and and no balance and have to walk with a cane. I haven't been able to find exercises that I can do standing. I only do leg lifts when I'm sitting in a chair and leg lifts and leg bends when I'm laying down. I have very limited movement in my left knee. I also use 3 pound weights for my arms. I can't stand longer than 5 minutes at a… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Try using two walking sticks that are adjustable. This will have you stand straight while walking and gives some added support for balance. The cane… read more

posted 6 months ago

What Types Of Exercise Or Physical Therapy Activities Do You Do?

What Types Of Exercise Or Physical Therapy Activities Do You Do?

What types exercise do you engage in? Do you feel that exercise helps improve your symptoms? How much or how often?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I was doing Tai Chi for a while and it was very meditative and relaxing. It seemed to help my symptoms---especially with my balance.

posted over 4 years ago

What Works For Strengthening Balance?

What Works For Strengthening Balance?

I have had many falls. Only bad result so far (outside of bruising, soreness) is a broken rib. Chiro has me doing balance exercises next to a door/wall, standing on one leg at a time. PD exercise leader suggest wrapping/tightening leg and butt muscles as much as possible on the standing leg. Other leg is held off the ground/floor as long as you can maintain balance. Look straight ahead (I almost always look down.)

Does anyone have a way of balancing they'd like to share?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Got it; understood. And thanks, TeresaAnnBakerCarl!

posted 9 months ago

Has Anyone With PD Seen A Post Via Facebook From InvigoratePhysicalTherapy Inviting You To Sign Up For 30-day Exercise Challenge & Tried It?

Has Anyone With PD Seen A Post Via Facebook From InvigoratePhysicalTherapy Inviting You To Sign Up For 30-day Exercise Challenge & Tried It?

This suggested post is specifically targeted to people with PD. Apparently Invigorate Physical Therapy provides you an exercise plan every Sunday for you to complete for 4 weeks to commit to 20 minutes of exercise every day to improve Parkinsons along with some exercise videos on YouTube and I am wondering if anyone has ever signed up.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Anyone have a link on this so it can be explored?

posted 8 months ago

Looking For An Exercise Group In The Huntington WV, Ashland KY, Teays Valley WV Area.

Looking For An Exercise Group In The Huntington WV, Ashland KY, Teays Valley WV Area.

I am very interested in finding aParkinsons exercise group. I am 71 years old, still work part time, but really don't enjoy exercise. Thinking maybe being with other people would motivate me.
T.R.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Exercising with a group really does help.

posted about 2 years ago

Just Moved To Borrego Springs. Any Exercise Area?? Support Groups Close By?

Just Moved To Borrego Springs. Any Exercise Area?? Support Groups Close By?

Enjoyed the BIG exercise class at Scripps in San Diego as well as LOUD for voice. Will miss them.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Glenn had some of the other class members pick him up. Worked out great.

posted almost 3 years ago