Parkinson Council - Exercise for Parkinson Patients

The Parkinson Council - Montgomery; Bala Cynwyd


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General Information
Description of ServiceAlthough there is no known cure for Parkinson’s Disease, there are a number of changes patients can make to their everyday lifestyles to help with their condition, and possibly alleviate a degree of the symptoms they will be experiencing. Evidence suggests that regular exercise and or physical therapy can improve some of these symptoms and enhance quality of life. You should consult closely with your doctor, physiotherapist or health care professional when devising your own exercise program.
Some of the benefits of regular exercise for the person with Parkinson’s disease can include:
- Increased cardiovascular fitness
- Prevention of joint deformity
- Improved joint mobility
- Improved coordination and balance
- Increased muscle strength and flexibility
- Reduced muscle cramping
- Improved posture
- Improved control over gross motor movements, such as walking
- Reduced stress levels
- Greater confidence in performing daily activities.
LocationMontgomery
Geographical AreaBucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; PA
Intake ProcedureFor more information about programs, please contact us at Phone: 610-668-4292 or email: info@theparkinsoncouncil.org
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFor more information about programs, please contact us at Phone: 610-668-4292 or email: info@theparkinsoncouncil.org
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 111 Presidential Blvd.
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 141
Physical Site City, State, Zip Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Main Phone 610-668-4292
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Parkinson Council
Affiliated Program: The Parkinson Council - Montgomery; Bala Cynwyd
This Service: Parkinson Council - Exercise for Parkinson Patients
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disabilities and Health Conditions (YF)
Parkinson's Disease (YF-3000.6160)
Therapeutic Exercise (LR-8400)