VIDEO: 5 exercises to improve Parkinson’s symptoms

Health & Fitness

Author: Patrick LoSassoPublished: 3 December 2015

Parkinson's LifePrep: Parkinson's LifeCook: Parkinson's LifeServes:

Strength and conditioning specialist Patrick LoSasso leads you through 5 exercises that could improve your Parkinson’s disease symptoms

The benefits of exercise for reducing Parkinson’s disease symptoms has been validated in countless studies and is proven to improve both motor and non-motor symptoms.

The purpose of this article and accompanying video is to show you that you can feel better, almost immediately, performing the right exercises.

The step-by-step video below guides you through five (plus a bonus) exercises designed to address Parkinson’s symptoms.

*Before you begin any exercise programme, be sure to consult with your doctor or medical professional to make sure exercise is appropriate for you.

  1. No Money Stretch
  2. Reach, Sweep and Turn
  3. Shoulder Shrug
  4. March in Place
  5. Triple Extension Squat

Bonus exercise:
The CNS Spine and Shoulder Sweep


For more exercises from Patrick, go to his website

Go Back

Share this story

Comments


Related articles


A rear view of Dr Indu Subramanian doing a yoga pose in a sunny field

Health & Fitness

Mobility, mindfulness and mood: exploring the potential benefits of yoga

Dr Indu Subramanian on a “holistic” approach to Parkinson’s disease

READ MORE
Escape room by Parkinson's NSW

Global update

No Escape Room: a Parkinson’s campaign like no other

The escape room simulates common Parkinson’s symptoms

READ MORE

Perspectives

“Nobody ever thought I had Parkinson’s disease – I was just 10 years old”

How one girl has coped with Parkinson's since she was 10

READ MORE