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ParkinsonTV Episode 1: Exercise and Parkinson’s

PAA is thrilled to highlight ParkinsonTV, a PD information resource initiative for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals piloted by the University of Rochester, in collaboration with Dr. Bas Bloem and Radboud University in the Netherlands.

This educational TV series brings together neurologists, patients, and topic experts to discuss different aspects of living with Parkinson’s and ways to maximize quality of life. The first season will consist of six episodes on exercise, medication, nutrition, advanced therapies, speech therapy, and occupational therapy with new episodes airing each Tuesday at 8:00PM.

Fight Parkinson’s with Exercise

Medical professionals at UAB and around the world continue to promote exercise as a critical factor that can positively influence longterm health and quality of life for Parkinson patients. Here is another great piece on the benefits of exercise for Parkinson patients by NPR’s Morning Edition.