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Adaptive fitness class focused on Parkinson’s patients

Registration is now open for Adaptive Fitness at EW Motion therapy. Taught by Katie Cederberg (ACSM CPT) Adaptive Fitness is designed for Parkinson’s patients to increase overall fitness through evidence-based, safe, and effective full body workouts. The class seeks to improve participant balance, strength, flexibility, and mobility with adaptive exercises using exercise bands, medicine balls, […]

The Apple Watch just got a lot better at tracking symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

by Christina Farr| @chrissyfarr The Apple Watch will soon be able to track tremors experienced by Parkinson’s Disease patients to help them manage their condition. Later this year, Apple will release a software update to make it easier for medical researchers to understand the difference between a random movement, and the shakes and dyskinesia that Parkinson’s […]

Cell Study Provides Hope for Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

By Alice Melão Deregulation of calcium levels in nerve cells has been linked to early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Now, researchers at Aarhus University have found that inhibition of a protein called SERCA can prevent calcium variations and protect nerve cells from degeneration. This finding may open new therapeutic avenues to treat Parkinson’s motor symptoms, […]

Pre-clinical research may slow effects of Parkinson’s

by: ABC 33/40 ABC 33/40′ spoke with two people who live with the disease about new findings from Purdue University researchers. Published in the scientific journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, the researchers say they have pinpointed an important compound in the development of Parkinson’s disease in the brain. Their work could be significant because it […]