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Movement Disorders Training: The mission of MDT Education Solutions is to equip health and fitness professionals, care partners, caregivers and people with PD with the knowledge and resources to form and participate in community-based exercise programs. They offer accredited continuing education courses for professionals. They will also soon offer convenient, on-line learning opportunities to help family members and caregivers assist someone with PD participate in an exercise program.

Rock Steady Boxing: Fighting back against Parkinson’s“:  A quote from this article from Living Healthy Chicago that sums up the PD Gladiators philosophy: “Number one: they’re fighting back against their disease,” she says. “Part two: the camaraderie in this room is out of this world … and then the biggest thing we [hear]: some of the folks said in Rock Steady that they found hope, that they made friends, that they actually believe there’s a future for them.”

Overcoming Barriers To Exercise,” Terry Ellis, PT, PhD, NCS & Tami DeAngelis, PT, DPT, GCS

Toward Prevention of Parkinson’s Disease, David Perlmutter, M.D.

The Effects of Forced Exercise on Parkinson’s Motor and Non-motor SymptomsDavis Phinney Foundation Webinar

Every Victory Counts®, Davis Phinney Foundation Manual: This free manual gives people living with Parkinson’s, their care partners and their family members the tools they need to take control of their own Parkinson’s treatment through a proactive approach to self-care. Request your FREE copy by CLICKING HERE to visit the Foundation website.

Partners in Parkinson’s – Help and advice for living with PD from MJFF and AbbVie

For Fitness, Push Yourself,  Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times

LIM Yoga: Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

ParkinGo: ParkinGo Wellness Society in Victoria, British Columbia, focuses attention on people with movement disorders and their caregivers, and on the role of exercise in slowing the progression of Parkinson’s disease. It  provides a community-based exercise program in a centre wherein clients can exercise together or individually, guided by an expert in Parkinson’s specific exercises.

 

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