Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, which is a disease that is characterised by a gradual deterioration or damage to cells and nervous system connections.
The process of walking can be challenging and at times very frustrating for people with Parkinson’s disease. The process of walking can be challenging and at times very frustrating for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Among the many different types of exercise, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been suggested to be even more beneficial for PD compared to moderate intensity training. But firstly, we must ask, what is HIIT?
Having a sound level of balance is important to perform daily activities of living. Approximately 45-68% of those with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) fall each year. Studies show that balance training improves not only balance, but also gait, for those living with PD.
If you're experiencing apathy, you may feel a lack of interest, motivation or importance for things, people or events around you, a feeling like you just don't care. While this can be a symptom of mental health, it can also be a symptom of Parkinson's disease.