Tool: A gift from Parkinson Québec!

5 January 2017

Among the new-year resolutions, a majority of people want do to more physical activity. Physical activity is important for everyone, but it has a great impact in Parkinson’s disease. Indeed, it was demonstrated that exercise is a complementary therapeutic approach to medication to improve several motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Physical inactivity could accelerate physical and cognitive decline in Parkinson’s disease.

However, it may be difficult to find exercises that can be adapted to this condition, which is why Parkinson Québec offers exercise videos as a gift.

Moreover, with the advancement of the disease it can happen that talking or eating can become difficult. Just like the body, it is important to exercise the voice, but also to know little tricks that can help swallowing and speech. You will find in the capsules offered exercises to help you work these important elements.

You will find these videos on our YouTube channel. Click here to access them.

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