Exercise reduces disability and improve quality of life in persons with Parkinson disease (PD).

Parkinsons disease exercise

Reporting in Physical Therapy, Dr. Ellis and his team from the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences Boston University USA look at the barriers to exercise in people with Parkinson Disease (PD). Although exercise is known to reduce disability and improve quality of life in persons with Parkinson disease (PD).  The group conclude that low outcome expectation of exercise, lack of time to exercise, and fear of falling are important barriers to engaging in exercise among ambulatory, community dwelling persons with PD.

 

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