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Tai Chi also benefits people with Parkinson's disease-3005

Tai Chi also benefits people with Parkinson's disease

For this study, a Tai Chi program was used that consisted of six Tai Chi movements integrated into an eight-form routine that focused on weight-shifting, controlled-displacement of the center of gravity over the base of support, ankle sway, and front-to-back and sideways stepping. Natural breathing was integrated into the training routine.

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Weight training improves symptoms of Parkinson's-3002

Weight training improves symptoms of Parkinson's

Another advance release from the American Academy of Neurology focused on Parkinson’s disease.

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About Parkinson's disease-3000

About Parkinson's disease

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Therapeutic computer games improve mobility-2820

Therapeutic computer games improve mobility

People with Parkinson’s disease experience tremor, or trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face; rigidity, or stiffness of the limbs and trunk; bradykinesia, or slowness of movement; and postural instability, or impaired balance and coordination. In addition to drug therapies, physical activity may be used to treat the symptoms.

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Walking, especially Nordic walking, helps people with Parkinson's disease-2696

Walking, especially Nordic walking, helps people with Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder in the brain that affects the body’s muscle function. The nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine, a chemical that controls muscle movement, begin to waste away. The symptoms may include tremors; difficulty walking, moving or swallowing; lack of movement in the face; and rigid or stiff muscles. The risk of Parkinson’s disease increases after age 50.

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Slow walking for people with Parkinson's disease-2585

Slow walking for people with Parkinson's disease

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