Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Does exercise impact PD?

MaryAnnRegular exercise or physical therapy is crucial for:

  • Maintaining and improving mobility, flexibility, balance, range of motion
  • Easing PD’s secondary symptoms such as depression and constipation

Researchers believe that in addition to helping with movement, exercise may influence the progression of Parkinson’s disease. But can it change the brain, and might these changes make an impact on PD symptoms? Yes. Learn more

Research also proves there is a strong link between walking ability and mental function. Find out more

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Steffani Dubats JD, Executive Director, Sales Satisfaction, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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