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.
Pneumonia can be atypical or typical however both cause swelling or inflammation in the lungs making it difficult for oxygen to reach the blood.
A good night’s sleep is essential to keep your body and mind healthy, which is especially important in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for recovery.
A majority of people continue to work after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Although some are unable to continue their line of work as it may entice a dangerous work environment.
One of the most frequent and important activities of daily living is standing up and sitting down on a chair. For many, this is a task that becomes increasingly difficult over time.
For an individual, falling can have a significant impact upon one's psychological and physical health, as well as their quality of life. From time to time, falls can result in injuries which can also place great strain on finances and the health care system.
Music therapy has shown promise in assisting with the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Studies have shown that music therapy can help improve motor function, balance, and gait in people with Parkinson's disease.